We're working on a new site design and some initial user testing has shown that our local navigation is just as effective on the right side of the page as it is on the left. Generally, my experience has been that if it looks like navigation, people usually figure out that that's what it is, so, while I'm feeling like the right-side will work, I'm still hesitant to flout conventions.
I reviewed this thread from a couple of years ago:
and it seems to support this thinking. Before we make a final decision, was just wondering if anyone was aware of any recent studies or stats on the matter.
Thanks in advance. -- Dave Tanchak Manager, Web Services, IT Services, BCIT w: 604-456-8141 c: 778-928-2219 firstname.lastname@example.org bcit.ca/its