* Plan your site navigation structure before designing your website to ensure that you are not forgetting any page links. It may be cumbersome to fix every page you have created because you a missing a link or two. * The navigation menu must be clean-cut and uniform. * Do not make the user scroll down the page to see the navigation menu. * If you have too many links, use drop-down menus or create a site map. * The navigation structure should be flexible enough to allow the inclusion of a additional links at a later date. * Use short, clear and concise words in your links so your customers know exactly what type of information that page will contain. * Make sure every page has a link back to your homepage. This can be achieved by providing a "Home" link in the navigation structure, and / or linking your logo image to the homepage. * For larger sites, breadcrumb trails can be used to let the user know what section of the website they are in. For example, at the top of a certain page, the user would see: "Home / Products / Widgets / Green Widgets" About the Author Paul Coulter web design company usa affordable web design company usa email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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