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Document Type: Guideline
Page Structure - Homepage
Present all major options on the homepage.
Users should not be required to click down to the second or third level to discover the full breadth of options on a Web site. Be selective about what is placed on the homepage, and make sure the options and links presented there are the most important ones on the site.
All major topic areas and categories are presented at the homepage level.
Related Usability Guidelines: