Navigation. Research Presentation 10-09-07 Eryn Whitworth INF385e. Defining Navigation . Navigation refers to the method used to find information within a web site. -usability.gov Menu: a list of available commands or facilities, esp. one displayed on screen. -OED online.
Research Presentation 10-09-07
Embedded Navigation is situated within the content of the site and helps to provide a context for the user.
Supplemental Navigation exist outside the content bearing pages.
Designing a navigation system involves the work of many disciplines.
To begin we need to know about the tools at our disposal.
Non-traditional placement can intrigue users and confuse them.
Links want to be Links
Learning to Let Go
(Advocate for the one that best suits your content and user, or else.)