Category Archives: Navigation

Home Button Extinction?

There’s an article on the IDYeah Blog written by Vishal Mehta titled “Home is Not Required” (http://idyeah.com/blog/2013/03/home-not-required/) that discusses the ongoing debate regarding the use of a home button on websites that navigates users back to the site’s homepage. I’ve … Continue reading

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Users’ Different Navigation Styles

Here’s a fascinating conference proceeding paper, titled Discovery of Individual User Navigation Styles and written by Eelco Herder and Ion Juvina, which discusses how a user’s unique characteristics can affect how he or she navigates websites. Conducting this type of user research … Continue reading

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I ♥ Breadcrumbs/An Ode to Breadcrumbs

This post is not about a Grimm fairy tale.  It’s about a wonderful navigational feature for websites known as breadcrumbs.  Some UXers think they can be unnecessary, while others think they play an important role in helping users orient their … Continue reading

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