Female Rep1


 "99% Positive Customer Satisfaction Rate"

Have IT Questions?
Call us now (888) 894-6411

TWINTEL Solutions Blog

Know Your Tech: Breadcrumbs

Know Your Tech: Breadcrumbs

A trail of breadcrumbs can be a useful thing, whether you’re using it like Hansel and Gretel to find their way back home, or you’re using it in computing to find your way back to a page you were previously on. Today’s tech term is dedicated to the latter.

What is Breadcrumb Navigation?
As per the aforementioned fairy tale, breadcrumb navigation consists of a path leading home. In this case, home is the homepage. With breadcrumb navigation, you can more easily keep track of how you got to the current web page you’re on, as well as the path back to the home page. This path can typically be viewed at the top of the page. Each step includes a link that navigates back to a specific page.

Let’s say that you’re looking at a service page on a website. If the path you took leads back to the home page, you’ll see all of the pages in between in the breadcrumbs menu. For the sake of this example, let’s say the pages in between are the second menu item and the fifth menu item. It would look something like this:

Home > [Menu 2] > [Menu Item 5]

Since these breadcrumbs are links, you can click on any one of them to be brought back to that page. This lets you continue browsing with minimal chance of getting lost on the site trying to backtrack.

More Than Just Websites
You might notice that this navigation style is similar to the ones used in toolbars in file folders or files saved on your desktop. The reason is the same--it makes finding certain files easier at a later date. The location can also be shared with others who need to know where it is.

Breadcrumbs are typically meant for helping users with browsing and organization. Are there any other features out there you can think of that do the same thing? Let us know in the comments.

The Right Data Recovery Strategy Is Important to P...
Investigating the Value of Managed IT Services


No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Saturday, October 20 2018
If you'd like to register, please fill in the username, password and name fields.

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!


Our 10 Benefits

Our 10 Benefits Whitepaper

This whitepaper will evaluate the differences between traditional technical support practices and modern managed IT practices and the pros and cons of both in regards to small and medium-sized businesses.

Download Now!   Need A Consultation?

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Best Practices Cloud Privacy Technology Hackers Business Computing Network Security Backup Malware Hosted Solutions Mobile Devices Google VoIP Data Microsoft Email bgc roundup Disaster Recovery Software nonprofit Business Continuity Alert Innovation Internet Managed IT Services Outsourced IT communications Business IT Services Smartphones Hardware Tech Term Browser Windows 10 Managed IT Services Computer Ransomware Data Backup Server Saving Money Cybercrime Android Data Recovery Computers Cloud Computing Workplace Tips Efficiency Small Business User Tips Internet of Things IT Support Windows Office BDR Passwords Communication Miscellaneous Smartphone Save Money Quick Tips Business Management Productivity Network IT Support Recovery Artificial Intelligence Mobile Device Management Applications Money Productivity Social Engineering Managed IT Telephone Systems Cybersecurity BYOD Firewall Mobility Social Media Chrome Work/Life Balance Phishing Upgrade Law Enforcement Hacking Facebook Gadgets Virtualization Windows 10 Collaboration Vulnerability Compliance Microsoft Office VPN App Wi-Fi Proactive IT Password Private Cloud Holiday Bandwidth Bring Your Own Device Office 365 Remote Monitoring Two-factor Authentication Router Office Tips Avoiding Downtime Automation Budget Flexibility Managed Service Provider How To Health Data Protection Apps Mobile Device Keyboard Google Drive Remote Computing Data Security Servers Data Breach Information Technology Identity Theft History Information Sports Connectivity Black Market Business Intelligence Operating System Word HaaS Mobile Computing Scam Value Safety Redundancy Worker Data Storage Website USB Data Management Employer-Employee Relationship Unified Threat Management Spam Blocking Telephone System Entertainment Government IT Management Voice over Internet Protocol Battery Content Filtering PDF Solid State Drive The Internet of Things SaaS Infrastructure Paperless Office Computing Infrastructure Hiring/Firing Marketing Cleaning Comparison Business Owner Training Workers IT Plan Emergency Update Big Data Computer Care Document Management Patch Management CES Physical Security OneNote Legal Credit Cards HIPAA Samsung Save Time Encryption Managed Service Risk Management Charger Settings Content Management Wireless Technology End of Support Windows 7 Fraud YouTube Data storage Spam Automobile Electronic Medical Records Unsupported Software Blockchain Virtual Assistant Authentication Public Computer Recycling Enterprise Content Management Reputation Advertising Regulations Amazon Audiobook Hard Drives Professional Services How to Loyalty Computer Fan Google Apps Smart Office Monitor Colocation Frequently Asked Questions Telecommuting File Sharing Skype Cables Twitter Administrator Robot Software Tips Worker Commute Benefits Knowledge Human Resources Rootkit Nanotechnology Camera eWaste Password Management Customers Video Games Amazon Web Services Practices Augmented Reality Relocation Meetings Software as a Service Troubleshooting FENG Excel Remote Work Start Menu Scalability Unified Communications Experience Windows 10s Addiction Files Smart Technology Network Congestion Staff Regulation Laptop Online Shopping Smart Tech Printers Chromecast Multi-Factor Security Education Criminal NIST Hosted Computing Remote Worker Humor Data loss Password Manager Machine Learning Hacker Tip of the week Employer Employee Relationship webinar Tools Theft Public Cloud Cache HBO Techology Specifications Two Factor Authentication Digital Signature Flash Touchpad Evernote Vendor Management Warranty Apple Trending IBM Cryptocurrency Inventory Wiring Screen Mirroring NarrowBand WiFi Shadow IT Books Assessment Business Mangement HVAC Internet Exlporer Windows Server 2008 Computer Accessories Conferencing Instant Messaging Wireless Internet Outlook Millennials IT Consultant Sync Wireless Charging Devices Printer iPhone Data Warehousing Lifestyle Users Supercomputer Safe Mode Netflix Access Control Cast Google Docs Hosted Solution Television CrashOverride Gmail Networking Best Practice Going Green Content Bluetooth Mobile Search Audit Cortana Wire User Error Workforce Leadership Accountants MSP Telephony Fiber-Optic Politics Thought Leadership Mouse Downtime Virtual Reality Transportation Current Events Wireless E-Commerce Thank You Congratulations nonprofits GDPR