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Organizing and Navigating Web Content

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In This Chapter

arrow Pre-wireframing to establish content zones

arrow Wireframing to map out content and interaction detail

arrow Presenting content on the page

arrow Indicating Flash interaction in wireframe storyboards

arrow Designing navigation options

The Web is a unique communication tool — it’s not like the telephone, TV, books, or marketing brochures. People’s interactions with websites are different: They click buttons and links, access drop-down menus, fill out forms, and interact with animation, audio, and video. For that reason, designing a user interface for the Web that simulates other media — to look and function like a book, for example — wastes the capabilities of interactive media.

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