Evolving The URL Bar On Web Browsers
A look at how simple changes to the address bar could improve a user's experience.
A recent article from UX Magazine examines the potential benefits to re-imagining the information displayed within address bars on web browsers.
Currently URLs are displayed as a string of characters that are mostly incomprehensible to the user.
As an example for a product on Amazon:
The author suggests potential issues to consider:
What’s critical? What’s secret? Will this link work for a friend? And what part shows where the user currently is, where he came from, and where he can go?