Why Horizontal Lists Are Better for Mega Menus

Optimizing item list navigation

The way most designers think about menus is a vertical list. However, it’s time to rethink this pattern for mega menus because they’re suboptimal for finding and navigating items.

Packing many vertical lists in one menu is overwhelming and makes items harder to find. Before users can scan any items, they…

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