We continue to discuss the topic of navigation in web projects. After considering examples of breadcrumbs, we decided today to talk about the so-called hamburger menu. There was a time when this element brought freshness and novelty to user interfaces on mobile devices. This icon has become not only an integral part of the top mobile applications, but also began to be actively used in the site header (in adaptive versions and not only). It got to the point that the menu began to appear even where it was completely inappropriate. As a result, criticism fell on the hamburger menu button, and the former favorite turned into the culprit of the disputes.
Let’s understand and discuss why this navigation format has gained such popularity, and does it have worthy rivals these days? The material was written on the basis of this article, thanks to the author for interesting thoughts. We also recommend looking at examples of hamburger menu icons and scripts for its implementation. Continue reading
Does the user only need 50 milliseconds to form an opinion on any site? Web developers and designers really have very little time to make a good impression on a person when visiting a resource. That is why the correct design of the main page + website header, which everyone sees in the first place, is so important.
Many web projects on the network are united by one common way of attracting the attention of the audience – the use of bright colorful designs, in particular – placing a large background image or large banner at the top of the website. It is also called a “hero image”. Continue reading
Whatever the site, without which it certainly cannot do, is without a menu. And often on one site there are several menus at once – for the main and additional navigation. To make the menu for the site right, it is important to consider the features of the type of this site, its theme, volume, etc.
On different sites, the menu is implemented in different ways: somewhere it’s the usual vertical or horizontal text menu, and somewhere it’s a non-standard flash menu or a menu in pictures. Factors affecting the choice of a solution are very diverse. For example, always more importance is attached to the availability of the menu under different conditions of use of the site. Continue reading