Category Archives: Navigation

Static Footer Bars – Web Navigation Trend

Well, maybe the title of this post is a little misleading: static footer bars aren’t really new. Facebook had one years ago. What’s new(ish), however, is how widespread they’ve become–something of a trend these days. Below is one from CNET.com

Static Footer Bars – Web Navigation Trend

Well, maybe the title of this post is a little misleading: static footer bars aren’t really new. Facebook had one years ago. What’s new(ish), however, is how widespread they’ve become–something of a trend these days. Below is one from CNET.com

UX Fest Feb 2011 – Four Workshops With William Hudson and James Kalbach

I’m proud to be part of William Hudson’s UX Fest in London in February 2011. We’re planning 4 workshops in all: Dynamic User Experience: Ajax Design & Usability, 07-Feb-11 (William Hudson) Agile User Experience & UCD, 08-Feb-11 (William Hudson) Designing Web

UX Fest Feb 2011 – Four Workshops With William Hudson and James Kalbach

I’m proud to be part of William Hudson’s UX Fest in London in February 2011. We’re planning 4 workshops in all: Dynamic User Experience: Ajax Design & Usability, 07-Feb-11 (William Hudson) Agile User Experience & UCD, 08-Feb-11 (William Hudson) Designing Web

Forrester (Re)Emphasizes Need For Good Web Navigation

Significant points and recommendations regarding web navigation from two recent Forrest reports caught my eye. 1. The first is a brief overview of their survey results of 60 web improvement projects across Europe [1]. One of the top areas of concern is

Forrester (Re)Emphasizes Need For Good Web Navigation

Significant points and recommendations regarding web navigation from two recent Forrest reports caught my eye. 1. The first is a brief overview of their survey results of 60 web improvement projects across Europe [1]. One of the top areas of concern is

Faceted Navigation: SEO and Facets

Faceted navigation, when done well, can help customers find what they are looking for quicker and in a more satisfying way. This is good for business and for the bottom line. After all, customers can’t buy what they can’t find.

Faceted Navigation: SEO and Facets

Faceted navigation, when done well, can help customers find what they are looking for quicker and in a more satisfying way. This is good for business and for the bottom line. After all, customers can’t buy what they can’t find.

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

Faceted Navigation: Typical Structures for Values

Facets are categories that describe the properties of an object or collection of objects. Facet categories then have values. In faceted navigation schemes, the values are the things you click on to navigate to a set of items or to

Faceted Navigation: Typical Structures for Values

Facets are categories that describe the properties of an object or collection of objects. Facet categories then have values. In faceted navigation schemes, the values are the things you click on to navigate to a set of items or to

Faceted Navigation: Bring Back the Dead Ends (post by Pete Bell)

Pete Bell, from Endeca, makes an interesting observation about greying out non-relevant options when filtering with facets instead of hiding them. See his post “Search Facets: Bring Back the Dead Ends.” His example comes from the B&H Photo website, and

Faceted Navigation: Bring Back the Dead Ends (post by Pete Bell)

Pete Bell, from Endeca, makes an interesting observation about greying out non-relevant options when filtering with facets instead of hiding them. See his post “Search Facets: Bring Back the Dead Ends.” His example comes from the B&H Photo website, and