Chapter 15. Using Frames for Layout

Using Frames for Layout

In this chapter you will learn to:

  • ✓ Understand frames and framesets.

  • ✓ Create framesets.

  • ✓ Create more complex layouts.

  • ✓ Set a hyperlink target frame.

  • ✓ Format frames and framesets.

  • ✓ Create inline frames.

Frames have fallen out of favor over the years as newer methods of Web page layout have come into prominence. Critics charge that frame-based layouts are more difficult to set up and less user-friendly than table-based or division-based layouts.

What most people take issue with is not frame-based design itself, but its history of being used by novice Web designers to create unattractive, difficult-to-navigate ...

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