The Fastest Navigation Layout for a Three-Level Menu

When users navigate an interface, they have a need for speed. The faster it is for them to find what they’re looking for, the more time they’ll save on their task.

A common navigation pattern that needs speed is the three-level menu. You’ll often find it on dashboard interfaces and desktop applications. The way to increase the navigation speed of a three-level menu is to use the optimal layout.

A research study ( A comparison of three-level menu navigation structures for web design) has shed some light on which…