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Special Edition Using® Microsoft® Office Word 2003 by Bill Camarda

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Using Frames

Frames are an alternative to tables in structuring a Web site's navigational system. They have both advantages and disadvantages over the tables-only method described in the preceding section.

With a frame system, you create a Web page with a frameset that will serve as the master template for the entire Web site. It is divided into separate sections called frames, and each frame pulls its content from a separate Web page file. The navigation bar for the site appears in a frame that remains constant no matter what other content is being displayed, so the navigation bar needs to be created only once. The other pages appear in other frames on the page that change based on which hyperlink in the navigation bar is clicked.

A frame system ...

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