The importance of taxonomy


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The importance of taxonomy

In the chapter on terminology, I discussed what taxonomy is and described some of the tools and techniques people used to create taxonomies on their sites. In this movie I want to talk a little bit more about the 'why' behind it and give you some advice on building taxonomies for your site. Let me see if this scenario seems familiar to you. You read a fascinating article or watching an entertaining video on a web site and then return to the site about a month later, because you want to share it with a friend or link to it in a blog post, only you can't find it.

Or you'll find it after what seems like hours of searching. I'm betting that this has happened to you, and probably more than once. One of the things that we've come to expect from the web is to have the ability to instantly find the exact piece of information or content we're looking for, and if that process is clunky, slow, or doesn't work at all, it leaves a very negative impression of the site...

The importance of taxonomy
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