__/ [ canadafred ] on Friday 03 March 2006 03:29 \__
> "Star Gazer" <noone@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> Hi All,
>> I am setting up a blog and I was wondering - where do you add the link to
>> your blog? Should you add it to the menu or footer of your site (so it is
>> linked off of every page) or should it be on just one page? Any advice
>> be greatly appreciated.
>> Thank you.
> I don't know if there is standard way of doing this. Just put it wherever
> you want to put it. If you want people to see it, then make it stand out.
> If you want the SE to see it more than the visitor, then make it less
> standing out ( I didn't say hide it ). There's no set rules for anything
> like this that I know of.
> Of course, I'm not a big fan of design standards either. We are told to
> "think out of the box" right? If you want to generate links to your Blog
> then put a link on every page of the web site. If you want people to go
> there from your Entrance page, then put a link there. Header's good,
> footer's good too.
> Maybe go talk to the dudes and dudettes in alt.html.critique , they might
> have a take on this.
The /header/ has become somewhat of a convention. Any time the header is not
a link, it is considered adverse to user's expections and gets criticised.
Make sure that the site's logo or identity always links to its front page or
index, or else navigation is not rhetoric.
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