What is a ‘Progress Indicator’ (also known as ‘Loader’)?

Progress indicators are used in notifying the user that some progress is being made. Users at all times need to have the visibility of progress status. Through various forms of the indicator, users are informed of the progress.

Common Use Cases

  1. Used when retrieving data from the server
  2. When performing user trigger requests (computations)
  3. Used in visually representing users’ progress while performing a task that requires step-by-step completion
  4. Used in user-triggered uploads