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We're working on a website and I was wondering what the best practice for this scenario is. We are designing a website for our company and we aren't too sure if it's good practice to link to separate pages as well as linking to page jumps in the same menu.

I have a feeling that it will more than likely confuse the user that they might be going to a different page or to certain points on the same page. Has anyone else had any experience doing this?

  • Yes - redirect without opening new page it's good practise. User always can return. It's depends on circumstances (for example if you link to outer webservice/page it can open in new page) – Piotr Żak Aug 8 at 8:14
  • Sorry I must have worded my question wrong, I was talking about linking to headers on pages from the primary menu (Page Jumping). Some links would be like this, some would be linking to completely different pages on the website. – Chess Byte Aug 8 at 8:39
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    Do you link to the another places on a subpage or other subpages? Do i understand well? – Piotr Żak Aug 8 at 8:42
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Your main menu on the top of the application should link to the primary title to which it relates.

Links to items within articles can, indeed, link to an item within a page.

This is fairly common practise.

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