If it looks like a tab...
Fri 26 May 2006, 04:29 PMTweet
by Ben Langhinrichs
If it looks like a tabbed interface, it should darn well act like a tabbed interface. OK, I know I am being picky here, and there is even room for interpretation, but this is the top of the home page of the CNN.COM website...
In my opinion, those look like tabs, yet when you click on one, such as American Morning (which I have never clicked on prior to today), you get...
Now, again, it may be just me, by why the heck would you switch interfaces and use that stupid instead of something more like this?
Wouldn't that make more sense? Wouldn't it be better (more consistent) interface design? I mean, just because I'm looking at American Morning right now, doesn't mean you should make it harder for me to find Paula Zahn Now later, right? I'm just asking.
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