The hamburger menu is everywhere. Here's why (and its pros and cons)

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Illustration by Anita Goldstein.

A deliciously detailed guide to the hamburger menu icon: what it is, its pros and cons, and 8 alternatives.

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A large hamburger menu icon on a purple gradient background.

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