A key to successfully designing a large website is to organize the information logically, so that users can easily locate the information they're looking for. The first step in organizing a website is a concept called "chunking,", dividing the site's content into manageable chunks of information, with all chunks related conceptually to one another. Content within each chunk can then be arranged hierarchically, so that the most important topics within a chunk will appear first in a navigational system.
At the completion of this exercise:
You have been hired by a client whose website has gotten unwieldy after years of willy-nilly development. The client is wanting the site to be better organized, starting from the ground up. Each of the cards you received includes a different topic that is addressed on the client's website.
Organize the cards into meaningful chunks and propose to the client a new navigational system, where each chunk represents a link on the navigational menu of the home page. Write or type your navigation links and show them to your instructor. The navigational system should successfully balance the following needs:
Turn in your answers to the Reading Check and show your instructor your proposed organization of the website.
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