Navigation on the WWW
 
 

With the rapid growth of the web and its increasing complexity, being able to successfully navigate the web is becoming more and more challenging for users. Successful web designers must take special care to make their site easy to explore while ensuring that visitors do not get lost or unintentionally leave the site. Below, I outline several key design elements that can help web designers to optimize a guests' experience in using their web site.
 

Additional suggestions from Jakob Nielsen:
 

 

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By Pamela Prescott (SIMS '99)

 This site last updated April 16, 1998