Re: Defining products list and pages

On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 13:56 +0200, Gergely Nagy wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-09 at 12:58 +0200, Claus Schwarm wrote:
> > Maybe it's useful to remember that the products.html page was in the
> > 'About' section: The navigation of the product pages needs some serious
> > thought unless we want to go deeper than a 3 level navigation or make
> > 'Products' a top-level item.
> When I was writing my BSc thesis on accessible CMSs, I did some research
> on navigation. According to [1] the optimal size for a menu is about 5-7
> entries, and that they are preferably "shallow", so avoid deep
> hierarchies.

This is indeed pretty standard usability advice, although as usual with
this sort of thing it's not completely cut and dried.  Some more useful
analysis/references here: .


CALUM BENSON, Usability Engineer       Sun Microsystems Ireland
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