Definition: <p> A hierarchical diagram representing the relationships between pages or page states on a website. </p>
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Related to: Classification, Diagram, Heterarchy, Hierarchy, Label, Map, Navigation, Place, Sequence, Structure
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A hierarchy diagram depicts how objects, concepts, people, and places relate to each other. In website design, hierarchy diagrams are often called sitemaps.
L-brackets, as seen below, tend to be easiest to read, but you may also see hierarchical relationships depicted as trees or pyramids.