Secret ingredients to quality software


Do you visually indicate the page you are at on the menu (aka active state)?

Last updated by Rebecca Liu on 16 Feb 2015 05:16 am (over 6 years ago) See History

The active menu item should stand out from the others. This way you make it easy for users to know where they are at in the website.

active state bad
Figure: Bad Example – you can't tell where you are in the site

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Figure: Good Example – it’s easy to see where you are at

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