I'm working on my new personal site at the moment and have been adding search features over the last few days.
I also have a custom built photo gallery. Say you were viewing an album. you might see a breadcrumb trail like:
Home › Gallery › Holidays › Japan › Tokyo Disneyland
That's all well and good and works fine. It allows people to click the crumbs in order to access previous pages.
Now, I have added the ability for the search to search my albums and gallery. Say I do a search for "disney" and the results page shows up the album for "Tokyo Disneyland". I click that link and am taken to the same page (as expected).
Going by what I have done on smaller areas of the site, the breadcrumb trail should now be:
Home › Search "disney" › Tokyo Disneyland
I really like that the breadcrumb shows the actual route that they arrived at the page and not just fall back to the standard trail shown above.
The problem I have is that the normal trail is more informative and provides links and navigation to other areas of the gallery.
I just wanted people's opinions here on which option I should go with or how I could use the "search" trail but provide gallery navigation links elsewhere in some form?