Chapter 7. ASP.NET Site Navigation

“Agriculture, manufactures, commerce and navigation: the four pillars of our prosperity . . .”—Thomas Jefferson, First Annual Message to Congress, Dec. 8, 1801

Although navigation may no longer be the pillar of our nations‘ prosperity, for a Web site, navigation is indeed the pillar of its prosperity. Most usability experts stress that there is a strong correlation between the effectiveness of a site‘s navigation system and a user‘s satisfaction with that site. Because all Web applications require some type of navigation system, that is, some mechanism for moving from page to page within a Web site, every ASP.NET developer must spend some time constructing this navigation system. Previous chapters have shown ...

Get Core Internet Application Development with ASP.NET 2.0 now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.