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Top Ten Guidelines for Homepage Usability (12 May 2002)
1. Include a One-Sentence Tagline
2. Write a Window Title with Good Visibility in Search Engines and Bookmark Lists
3. Group all Corporate Information in One Distinct Area
4. Emphasize the Site's Top High-Priority Tasks
5. Include a Search Input Box
6. Show Examples of Real Site Content
7. Begin Link Names with the Most Important Keyword
8. Offer Easy Access to Recent Homepage Features
9. Don't Over-Format Critical Content, Such as Navigation Areas
10. Use Meaningful Graphics
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