Are breadcrumbs outdated in website design?

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Are breadcrumbs outdated in website design?
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  • Profile picture of the author jefrin adams
    If you have a complex website with numerous URLs or pages, then breadcrumb can be a useful tool. It is also essential if you have an eCommerce website. But, many will say that breadcrumb is an outdated navigation feature, because: ... It is effective if the website design is not good.
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    • Profile picture of the author rabbimachiner
      You build sites for visitors, not for scheme. When it gets right down to it it's people that are doing the work for you out there. Of course, build that SEO!

      People search for information. Customers do research, women do the buying. Only the necessary information and only where it's needed, put it before the fold. I would say that breadcrumbs are still useful to supplement your navigation but I wouldn't want to use them everywhere. I would definitely use them in a shop. I would use them wherever I knew my visitor's eyeballs were staying at the top of the page. A header menu is more generalistic than a breadcrumb link.
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