LayeredText

Along with Price, chap 10: menus

Write in layers. Most general on main page. More specific on linked pages. It could go on, but it generally doesn't. While embedded links might link to additional material typically housed elsewhere, layered text is designed to offer alternatives to a main thread: alternatives, more developed material, further exposition ... on the same site.

Layering: a way of dividing and placing information for focus and development -

Variations seen on the web. - an index page with detailed summaries that are linked to the full article
A distinction: Layered text might make use of contextual links embedded in sentences but it tends to set the links outside the sentence flow in order to make them page-level structural

Examples

http://alistapart.com
http://docs.withdraft.com
http://www.apple.com/support/ipad/
http://kairos.technorhetoric.net
http://snippets.wikidot.com/code:collapsible-text-block

Planning the layered text




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