As media and e-tailing sites develop more and more content, organizing its diversity has never been a bigger challenge. It's easy to imagine and communicate a taxonomy for a site where pages are dispatched to less than three category levels. But it's harder to classify all products in a mature department store that carries everything, from toys to food, to auto parts, or a daily newspaper site that releases tens of articles every hour.
That huge quantity of content requires far more than three category levels (according to Internet Retailer, Wal-Mart carries 500,000 SKUs online), and the user has to understand and navigate properly through these numerous categories. Recently, the answer to these web usability problems seems to be changing... for the better? LIRE LA SUITE