I'm happy to share another guest post for Capacity Interactive's blog, explaining some considerations for creating effective navigation for  your website. Here's an excerpt:


Navigation, whether you’re talking ships or the web, refers to a method of determining one’s current position, distance traveled, and plotting the course to a destination. When it comes to your organization’s website, you want your users to be able to quickly and easily find what they’re looking for. This is accomplished by putting an interface into place that clearly plots out the information and actions available and encourages them to move through your site with confidence.

It can be challenging to create a navigation system that takes into account the various goals of your users and showcases the different types of content you have to offer on the site. There’s no one-size-fits-all formula, and your web designer should be able to guide you to the solution that works best for your particular organization. In this post, we’ll define a few terms and considerations to help you, ahem, navigate that process.


Read the full article at Capacity Interactive.