Applications

Page layout and elements

The page layout used within applications consists of the following elements:

Page layout and elements
ElementDescription
1. General page frameSee also "Website header with 1st level navigation"
2. Name of the applicationOverall headline (application identifier). Area doesn´t change while using the application.
3. Optional help-function and /or contactSee also "Navigation". Area doesn´t change while using the application.
4. Application headerIn this area the following elements are placed: The application navigation (A)
If an additional process bar is needed, it will be placed below the application navigation. (B)
If there is no need for the application navigation only the process bar is placed here.
If none of these elements is needed a 1 pixel line is used as visual element to indicate the separation.
5. Subtitle and sub-functions from selected application submenuSubheadline for the actual step of the application
Additional elements (e.g. help and contact person) are placed above and below the application header (C)
6. Content-area with optional sub navigationApplication content itself. Can be structured by additional navigation types.

Application navigation (A)

Application navigation

Application navigation with process bar (B)

Application navigation with process bar

Additional elements (C)

Additional elements may include help, contact person, or last editor.

Additional elements

Application examples

Description Language Updated
Question and answer [PDF, 0.19 MB] English 08.05.2015
Data records [PDF, 0.49 MB] English 08.05.2015
Request process (simple) [PDF, 0.24 MB] English 08.05.2015
Request process (complex) [PDF, 0.42 MB] English 08.05.2015

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