On Wednesday, February 12, 2003, at 04:00 AM, Christian Heilmann wrote:
> If I have an extensive navigation though, or a website that offers a
> variety of products, the navigation becomes a lot more important.
This is probably off-topic, but I strongly disagree with this
statement. Content should always be most important. If your content is
not the reason people are at your site, there is a big problem with
your content. You have to start asking whether or not your content is
worthy of a website. If users come to your home page and immediately
start looking for navigation, you should re-think what content belongs
on your home page. Change it so the first thing they see is what they
Just to keep this on topic, I recent re-designed a site for a
newspaper. I used absolute positioning mostly because it just makes
more sense to me, and I imagine it will be more consistent. As someone
else mentioned, footers are a problem. I ended up keeping my footer
inside my main content div, which isn't ideal, but it works OK.