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Microsoft® HTML5 Step by Step by Faithe Wempen

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Creating a Text-Based Navigation Bar

A text-based navigation bar is the simplest and easiest, and it is also very user-friendly. On simple Web pages, text-based navigation bars are usually placed at the top of the page, in a single horizontal line. Some Web designers also place a copy at the bottom of each page so visitors don’t need to scroll back up to the top of a page to access the links.

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Tip

When you place a navigation bar at the bottom of a page, it is customarily a text-based bar rather than a graphical one.

HTML5 includes a <nav> tag, a two-sided container tag in which you can optionally place the code for a navigation bar. The <nav> tag is ...

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