Frames

They have: 4 posts

Joined: Sep 2009

Hi,

I am doing my own VERY basic website www.dnclark.co.uk. I have created a two frame page 1 nav bar and one main. When I try it out one of the buttons to open in the main frame it either opens a new window or doesn't change the main frame.

I THINK I am having a problem with the "target" part of the html.

A bit basic I know but can anyone help

Curlycomber

He has: 635 posts

Joined: May 2007

Any reason for using frames? It seems to me you can do this better using conventional markup that's understood by all browsers and does not create problems for your visitors...

Why limit your audience?

Cordially, David
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They have: 4 posts

Joined: Sep 2009

Hi Webwiz,

Mnay thanks. I managed to sort my problem by guess work at last. However you have brought up something I keep hearing that "frames" appear to be a problem waiting to happen. What do you mean by "conventional markup" that is how basic my knowledge is.

Curlycomber

He has: 635 posts

Joined: May 2007

I mean (X)HTML code that conforms to (X)HTML strict non-frames DOCTYPE, using floats for layout. See Layout Gala for examples.

(Note - Browsers are implementing some exciting bits of HTML 5 now, even before it's at the recommendation stage. Frames are not included...)

If you run into trouble, don't hesitate to ask here. Good luck with your efforts.

Cordially, David
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