Types of Navigation from Websites and Analyzing Their Characteristics

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Goran Bidjovski 1,*

1. International Slavic University "G. R. Derzhavin"/ Faculty of Computer Science, Macedonia

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijigsp.2018.11.07

Received: 19 Jul. 2018 / Revised: 15 Aug. 2018 / Accepted: 17 Sep. 2018 / Published: 8 Nov. 2018

Index Terms

Navigation from websites, types of navigation and their characteristics, the composition of the web pages, displaying navigation on a user’s computers, web design


The subject of the research in this scientific paper is a description of the opportunity for navigation through the websites, with special emphasis on analyzing different types of navigation systems. The important part of my paper is analyzing the characteristics of various navigation structures on the web pages, as well as the analyzing technical methods of displaying navigation on various users' computers. In addition, users can have different browsers, different operating systems, and different preferences in terms of their computers' settings. All these technical issues will have an impact on how the web pages will look on the user's computer. Another thing described in my work is the interpretation of navigation structures on the user's computer monitor. A special overview is made for the correlation between web navigation and all the other graphic elements in the web pages from point of view of a visual harmony of the websites. Additionally, here I give overall directions for using navigation type and their characteristics when designing websites, same as the description of some opinions and advice on the same topic. After that, I analyze twelve problems which arise from displaying navigation on the websites on the user's computer. In this paper, I will come across a few solutions for all of them, as well as recommendations for when to choose which solution. 

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Goran Bidjovski, "Types of Navigation from Websites and Analyzing Their Characteristics", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.10, No.11, pp. 65-79, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2018.11.07


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