Logical site structure is a system of organization of links between pages of a site. Site structure must be defined in the first stages of creation of a project before the beginning of design development.
There are the three main ways of organization of site structure:
- Linear structure. The pages are following one another and the user must go through them as a slide show.
- Tree-like structure. After the entry to the main Web page a user chooses where to go further. After a transfer to a section he selects a necessary subsection, etc.
- Lattice structure. In it all the pages are placed in various threads. The user has a possibility to move through them not only vertically (upward) and down but horizontally (in other words, between threads in different levels).