6.10 Sitemap: Powerful Navigation Aide

The citizens visiting Government websites need to be able to find the information and services they seek, as easily and quickly as possible. A site map represents the structure of a website, textually as well as graphically, on a single page. A proper ‘Site-Map’ can provide a convenient and easy-to understand view of the contents in the whole site. It also facilitates quick access to the information that the citizens want. Following guideline pertains to site maps:


Every Indian Government website MUST have a ‘Sitemap’ linked through to Homepage as well as all important entry pages of the site. (Ref. WCAG 2.4.5)