And typical page-design is so bloated with html-junk that even 100
links in such footers is not excessive (just 15k, after all), so
on my Joyce-pages I put the whole damn table-of-contents at the
bottom of almost every page. And it seems to work fine, making
navigation a breeze, and making it much easier for visitors to
discover hidden pages.
So I've started calling them 'ToC-footers'.
I just updated my web-design pages to include ToC-footers, and
included a sampling of ten page-design 'prototypes':
topical portal : dense-content faq : annotated lit :
random-access lit-summary : poetry sampler :
gossipy history : author-resources : hyperlinked-timeline :
horizontal-timeslice : web-dossier