Visual hierarchy

I’m reading Don’t make me think for the third time (It’s a book worth re-reading - I learn new things from it each time). Quoting from page 31:

There are five important things you can do to make sure your users see – and understand – as much of your site as possible:

  1. Create a clear visual hierarchy on each page
  2. Take advantage of conventions
  3. Break pages up into clearly defined areas
  4. Make it obvious what’s clickable
  5. Minimize noise

The dynamic menu tree (if I can just get it working!) will be THE feature to indicate the clear hierarchy of the site. At a glance you’ll be able to see how big the site is (i.e. how many pages) and how they all fit in in relation to each other.

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