An Exploration Of Carousel Usage On Mobile E-Commerce Websites

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Created 2015-02-09
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Does this title make you skeptical? I would have been too before I saw the research that led to this article. Ask anyone and they’ll tell you that carousels are an anti-pattern. Don’t use them. But maybe it’s not so cut and dry. Study into using carousels for image gallery.


gives cons of Carousel (UI)

A carousel optimizes screen space by displaying only a subset of images from a collection of images i...

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The research is only for image galleries, which is a very specific use case. And a bad one to fully accept / reject carousels.