I've seen a lot of sites hiding their nav on desktop and simply showing a hamburger-esque menu. Obviously this looks more "minimal" But I can't help to think this isn't the best approach from a UX perspective. Does anybody have any opinions, data, or studies to prove either way?
Here's two articles I found interesting:
I personally like the minimal look it gives but I still don't think it's the best practice so I try to avoid it, even on mobile when possible.
hidden navigation is a bad idea on all screen sizes.
PLEASE cite at least one source for this
here's a pretty comprehensive reference: https://lmjabreu.com/post/why-and-how-to-avoid-hamburger-menus/