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Organizing and Categorizing Content

Organizing and categorizing content is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure your users can easily navigate and search your site. Here are steps to help you do that:

Step 1: Organize content based on audience needs

Step 2: Have a good homepage

Step 3: Use common content, terminology, and placement

Step 4: Use consistent navigation

Step 5: Don't duplicate existing content

Step 6: Manage links

Step 7: Apply metadata

Step 8: Avoid putting employee information on your public website


Page Updated or Reviewed: December 14, 2005  


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