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Document Type: Guideline
Page Structure - Homepage
Ensure that the homepage has the necessary characteristics to be easily perceived as a homepage.
It is important that pages 'lower' in a site are not confused with the homepage. Users have come to expect that certain actions are possible from the homepage. These actions include, among others, finding important links, accessing a site map or index, and conducting a search.
Related Usability Guidelines: