Web Navigation Design:
Don’t have hyperlinks to the same page as the hyperlink. This just
confuses and disorientates the user. Either take out the link or grey
Links to Elsewhere
Be careful how you link to other sites (unless your site is predominantly
links to other sites). You want your visitors to look at your site before
surfing off elsewhere. For this reason, I put my links pages last on my
table of contents.
Use Your Defaults
Browser defaults are blue for hyperlinks and purple for hyperlinks to
previously visited sites. If you want to look at it from a purely navigational
approach, you should stick to the defaults. Rather than changing the standard
colour system and disorientating your visitors, take advantage of a system
the user is familiar with.
Don’t have any. The last page of a section should have links to
other pages in your site, as well as a link to the front page of that
section. And I’m not refering to the navigation bar either.
The above information is taken from the