below the fold definition

  • adjective:
    • Referring to an image, headline, or article printed on the reduced 1 / 2 of the leading page of a broadsheet newspaper, such that it just isn't straight away visible on a folded content for the newsprint, e.g. as presented at a newsstand or perhaps in a vending device.
    • Referring to that part of an internet page that is far enough down that it is not very likely to be visible inside preliminary display of a standard browser window, so that the reader will probably must scroll straight down before witnessing it.

Related Sources

  • Antonym for "below the fold"
41 votes

How would you define below the fold?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!