Posts Tagged: Navigation

Master Mobile Navigation – Position Is Everything

I was very fortunate to have standards expert Aaron Gustafson as a techical reviewer of my book, Designing Web Navigation. He recently ran a piece in .NET magazine called “Master Mobile Navigation,” and he asked me to contribute a sidebar

Master Mobile Navigation – Position Is Everything

I was very fortunate to have standards expert Aaron Gustafson as a techical reviewer of my book, Designing Web Navigation. He recently ran a piece in .NET magazine called “Master Mobile Navigation,” and he asked me to contribute a sidebar

Docking Navigation Bars – Web Navigation Trend

I a previous post I pointed to a recent trend of having a static navigation bar at the bottom of the page–the static footer bar. This navigation mechanism is usually a type of utility navigation or tool bar of sorts.

Docking Navigation Bars – Web Navigation Trend

I a previous post I pointed to a recent trend of having a static navigation bar at the bottom of the page–the static footer bar. This navigation mechanism is usually a type of utility navigation or tool bar of sorts.

Scroll-Activated Dynamic Menus – Web Navigation Trend

“Also known as fly-out menus, pull-down menus, or pop-up menus, dynamic menus provide quick access to navigation options. They are considered “dynamic” because visitors must interact with them before they display. After the visitor selects a navigation option with a

Scroll-Activated Dynamic Menus – Web Navigation Trend

“Also known as fly-out menus, pull-down menus, or pop-up menus, dynamic menus provide quick access to navigation options. They are considered “dynamic” because visitors must interact with them before they display. After the visitor selects a navigation option with a

Announcing Workshops In Sydney – April 28-29, 2011

Are you in OZ and want to learn about faceted search, strategic alignment diagrams, IA, navigation and more this April? I’m  delighted to announce that I’ll be giving 2 workshops in Sydney on April 28-29, 2011! See the workshop website for more

Announcing Workshops In Sydney – April 28-29, 2011

Are you in OZ and want to learn about faceted search, strategic alignment diagrams, IA, navigation and more this April? I’m  delighted to announce that I’ll be giving 2 workshops in Sydney on April 28-29, 2011! See the workshop website for more

Liquid Information Navigation – A New Paradigm?

In Chapter 1 of Design Web Navigation, I consider the fundamental need for web navigation. I question: People don’t particularly want to navigate and risk getting lost. They come to a site to get answers or accomplish a task. As

Liquid Information Navigation – A New Paradigm?

In Chapter 1 of Design Web Navigation, I consider the fundamental need for web navigation. I question: People don’t particularly want to navigate and risk getting lost. They come to a site to get answers or accomplish a task. As

Breadcrumb Navigation continued…

I recently posted about breadcrumb trails. In a nutshell, breadcrumb trails have gotten a bad rap because, as navigation mechanisms, they aren’t really used that much. At least that’s what some studies have shown. But we’re starting to see a

Breadcrumb Navigation continued…

I recently posted about breadcrumb trails. In a nutshell, breadcrumb trails have gotten a bad rap because, as navigation mechanisms, they aren’t really used that much. At least that’s what some studies have shown. But we’re starting to see a

Bad Navigation – #1 Usability Sin

(via Usability News): Neil Walker has a brief article over at Net Imperative called The Seven Sins of Usability. The number 1 sin: Inconsistent and confusing site navigation He writes: Effective site navigation is important from the outset of a

Bad Navigation – #1 Usability Sin

(via Usability News): Neil Walker has a brief article over at Net Imperative called The Seven Sins of Usability. The number 1 sin: Inconsistent and confusing site navigation He writes: Effective site navigation is important from the outset of a