An Introduction to Taxonomies

Question: What do the animal kingdom and large complicated websites have in common?
Answer: They’re both ordered with taxonomies.

Taxonomy building might not be the first thing that aspiring UX designers think about when launching their careers, but maybe it should be! After all, a well-organized website can have a huge impact on how the audience searches, finds products, and generally experiences the site.

This article will explore what taxonomies are, how to gather the information for them and visually display them, and how they’re useful for digital products.

Question: What do the animal kingdom and large complicated websites have in common?
Answer: They’re both ordered with taxonomies.

Taxonomy building might not be the first thing that aspiring UX designers think about when launching their careers, but maybe it should be! After all, a well-organized website can have a huge impact on how the audience searches, finds products, and generally experiences the site.

This article will explore what taxonomies are, how to gather the information for them and visually display them, and how they’re useful for digital products.

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