The definitive guide to the hamburger icon for navigation

02 May 2014 – 13:48

Let’s face it. You’ve been developing your awesome app for months, filled dribble with hundreds of photoshop comps and here comes the moment to decide if we should use a hamburger icon for your navigation interaction.

But, after reading the whole internet, you still don’t know if you should use it or not:

So here I am, helping you with the final and definitive howto guide about whether you should use the hamburger icon or not.

It depends. Do some user testing. Every scenario is different.

It’s not the same if you are designing an app or a website, if your target are teenagers or adults, or if you are Facebook or just a small and local business.

Thanks, and please stop writing AbsoluteTruth™ posts.

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