Figure 10-22. Yahoo! home page contains more content than is statically visible
The Yahoo! home page contains more than 20 pages of hidden content and previews from 6 other Yahoo! sites in a small space.
In the Personal Assistant (top right, Figure 10-22), whenever the mouse hovers over a Yahoo! site tab, it automatically animates open. This provides a More Content Invitation revealed through a simple Hover Invitation.
Yahoo! Games provides an interesting approach to exposing more games. Featured games are shown two at a time. A carousel component is used to slide more games into view. But to give the idea that there are more games, a small thumbnail viewer shows six games at a time. The two main games in view are highlighted in the thumbnail viewer (Figure 10-23).
Figure 10-23. Yahoo! Games uses a two-level viewer: the top shows two games; the bottom gives context indicating that more games can be viewed
There are some issues to keep in mind when using More Content Invitation.
In both techniques, the challenge is how to indicate to the ...