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Chapter 3. Links and Navigation > Introduction - Pg. 69

CHAPTER 3 Links and Navigation 3.0 Introduction Links enable you to follow a trail of information from one web page to another, and from one web site to another, regardless of where in the world the site's server is located. Without links, the allure of the Web would be lost. Back in 1996, web usability expert Jakob Nielsen listed the use of nonstandard link colors as one of the top ten mistakes in web design (see 9605.html). However, his advice to color blue pages that haven't been visited by the user and to color purple or red links to previously seen pages, was based on consistency