Category Archives: Navigation System

Contextual navigation

A contextual menu is a pop-up menu that appears when you right-click on a certain area of the screen. It is “contextual” because the menu options are relevant to what you click on. While not all programs support contextual menus, … Continue reading

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Local Navigation

Select a type of location navigation: Down-to-Child Links Links that provide access to more specific information, allowing users to “drill down” into a particular topic. Across-to-Sibling Links Links that provide access to pages that share the same parent, allowing users … Continue reading

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Global Navigation

What: Using a small section of every page, show a consistent set of links or buttons that take the user to key sections of the site or application. Use when: You build a large web site, or an application with … Continue reading

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