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Navigation on the Web

Website Navigation

Website navigation is important to the sucess of your website. The navigation system is like a road map to all the different areas and information contained within the website. Using a consistent navigation scheme from page to page helps the website visitor learn your website navigation system.

Types of Website Navigation

There are different types of website navigation:
  1. Hierarchical website navigation: The structure of the website naviation is built from general to specific. This provides a clear, simple path to all the web pages from anywhere on the website.
  2. Global website navigation: Global website navigation shows the top level sections/pages of the website. It is available on each page and lists the main content sections/pages of the website.
  3. Local website navigation: Local navigation would the links with the text of your web pages, linking to other pages within the website.