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Hierarchical navigation

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On a web page, any type of menu whose hierarchical structure matches that of the site to which the page belongs. A hierarchical navigation menu allows the user to jump (“navigate”) directly to a section of the site several levels below the top. The menu may present only a fixed number of levels rather than the whole structure.


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