When pagination moved backshop duties onto the copy desk, only about 40 percent of the surveyed papers added staff to handle the increased workload. The extra time needed to dummy a page did not go away with experience.
At a time when editors told educators that pagination skills didnít need to be emphasized in the classroom, the percentage of want ads that required or recommended the ability to paginate jumped.
Finding the right blend of words and graphics to help a user find what heís looking for is a little like Goldilocks seeking the best place to sleep: It has to be just right. Too many graphics, but especially too many words, slow down a Web user.