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Rule n° 152 - Active menu items are identifiable.

Among the essential questions that Internet users may ask themselves, Where am I is one of the most frequent. So, to answer this question, you might spontaneously think of the breadcrumb trail. But there is a simpler way: make sure that the active menu item is marked.

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  • Give users an additional way to find their way around the site's architecture.
  • Improve the accessibility of content for people with disabilities.


Differentiate the active menu item corresponding to the current section or page from other menu links, at least visually.


Check for each navigation menu that the active menu item corresponding to the section or page displayed is at least visually different from the other menu links.

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