Infinite scrolling, also known as endless scrolling, is a popular user interface pattern that allows content to load continuously as the user scrolls down a page.

This technique is often employed to enhance the user experience by eliminating the need for pagination and providing a seamless flow of content. In this blog post, we will explore how to implement infinite scrolling in Angular components.


Before we dive into the implementation, make sure you have the following prerequisites:

  1. Angular CLI: Ensure that you have Angular CLI installed. If not, you can install it using the following command:
   npm install -g @angular/cli
  1. Basic Angular Knowledge: Familiarity with Angular components, services, and templates is essential.

Step 1: Set Up Your Angular Project

If you don’t have an existing Angular project, you can create one using the Angular CLI:

ng new infinite-scrolling-demo
cd infinite-scrolling-demo

Step 2: Create a Service for Data

Infinite scrolling often involves loading data from an external source.

Create a service to fetch the data. For this example, let’s create a simple service named data[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]service[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]ts:

// src/app/data.service.ts

import { Injectable } from '@angular/core';
import { Observable, of } from 'rxjs';

  providedIn: 'root'
export class DataService {
  private data = Array.from({ length: 1000 }).map((_, index) => `Item ${index + 1}`);

  getData(startIndex: number, endIndex: number): Observable<string[]> {
    const slicedData =, endIndex);
    return of(slicedData);

Step 3: Implement Infinite Scrolling in Component

Now, let’s create a component where we want to implement infinite scrolling.

In this example, we’ll use a simple list component (list[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]component[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]ts):

// src/app/list.component.ts

import { Component, HostListener, OnInit } from '@angular/core';
import { DataService } from './data.service';

  selector: 'app-list',
  templateUrl: './list.component.html',
  styleUrls: ['./list.component.css']
export class ListComponent implements OnInit {
  data: string[] = [];
  startIndex = 0;
  endIndex = 10;

  constructor(private dataService: DataService) {}

  ngOnInit(): void {

  @HostListener('window:scroll', ['$event'])
  onScroll(): void {
    if (this.shouldLoadData()) {

  private shouldLoadData(): boolean {
    const scrollPosition = window.scrollY;
    const windowHeight = window.innerHeight;
    const documentHeight = document.documentElement.scrollHeight;

    return scrollPosition + windowHeight >= documentHeight;

  private loadData(): void {
    this.dataService.getData(this.startIndex, this.endIndex).subscribe((newData) => { =;
      this.startIndex = this.endIndex;
      this.endIndex += 10;

Step 4: Create the Template

Now, let’s create the template (list[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]component[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]html) to display the infinite-scrolling list:

<!-- src/app/list.component.html -->

<div *ngFor="let item of data">
  {{ item }}

Step 5: Styling (Optional)

Feel free to add styles to your component to enhance the visual appeal.

Create a stylesheet (list[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]component[EXCLUDED_PERIOD]css) and apply it to your component.

Step 6: Integrate the Component

Finally, integrate the ListComponent into your main module or another relevant component.

// src/app/app.module.ts

import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';

import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { ListComponent } from './list.component';
import { DataService } from './data.service';

  declarations: [
  imports: [
  providers: [DataService],
  bootstrap: [AppComponent]
export class AppModule { }


Incorporating infinite scrolling in Angular components can significantly improve the user experience when dealing with large datasets.

By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you can seamlessly implement infinite scrolling and create a dynamic and engaging user interface. Experiment with different data sources and customize the implementation to suit the specific requirements of your project. Happy coding!

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