PowerMapper Desktop Example site maps

Once you've built a map you can customize it by choosing from one of the built-in map styles. You can also print maps out to help document the information architecture of a site.

Skyscrapers

This sitemap displays blocks for each page on the site, with the taller blocks representing pages closest to the home page. It's useful for detecting site structures where most of the content clusters in one or two sections of the site.

Visual Sitemap - Skyscraper Map Style

Electrum

This thumbnail sitemap shows miniature snapshots (thumbnails) of each web page organized hierarchically. The map can be re-centered on a new page by drilling down using the [+] symbols.

Visual Sitemap - Electrum Map Style

Electrum 2.0

A variation of the Electrum style showing all pages in a single view.

Visual Sitemap - Electrum 2.0 Map Style

Isometric

This graphical sitemap arranges page thumbnails in an isometric (pseudo-3D) view. Unlike a true 3D view, pages further back stay the same size making them easier to see. The map can be re-centered on a new page by drilling down using the [+] symbols.

Visual Sitemap - Isometric Map Style

Page Cloud

This sitemap displays website structure by arranging pages in clusters centered around the parent page. The map can be re-centered on a new page by drilling down using the [+] symbols.

Visual Sitemap - Page Cloud Map Style

Thumb Tree

This map displays thumbnails of each web page of all levels of the site arranged like an organizational chart.

Visual Sitemap - Thumbtree Map Style

3D Buttons

This sitemap displays a graphical button for each page on the site. You can customize the map with your own icons.

Visual Sitemap - 3D Buttons Map Style

Tree View

This sitemap displays an expanding/contracting table of contents like Windows Explorer or Mac OS Finder.

HTML Sitemap - Tree View Map Style

Table of Contents

This map displays a list of pages similar to a book's table of contents.

HTML Sitemap - Table of Contents Map Style

TableMap

This text-only map displays page titles in a table grid.

HTML Sitemap - TableMap Style

Yehaa

This text-only map displays page titles in a portal-style directory.

HTML Sitemap - TableMap Style