Your sitemap is a visual representation of the web pages on your site and their hierarchical layout. Creating a sitemap is the first step in a website relaunch project.
Define Your Site Structure with a Sitemap
A website architecture map is an extremely useful tool in the site design and development process.One of the most important steps in that process is designing a logical navigation path for users to follow through the site. They should be intuitive and reduce the number of clicks to a minimum.
1st Step in a Website Relaunch Project
Prepare a sitemap to visualize the site and the relationship of each page to one another. This is a good time to set up a separate Excel file to map old URLs to new URLs in preparation for creating 301 Redirects. Below is an example of a sitemap with current and planned pages illustrated or download the PDF sitemap.
Use this sample site map as a guide as part of your first step in a website relaunch project. Click To Tweet
Great article from Jakob Nielsen and his Evidence-Based User Experience Research: Wireflows: A UX Deliverable for Workflows and Apps