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Re: frames and no frames content

From: Lynn Alford <lynn.alford@jcu.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 09:11:28 +1000
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To: w3c-wai-ig@w3.org

At 01:25 PM 18/05/2005 +0100, you wrote:

A slightly different issue, who do you want to find your content?

>I appreciate that content/functionality should not rely on frames and it 
>is easy to say "redevelop it so it doesnt use frames", but where there are 
>other business factors that prevent this currently happenening, what 
>should appear in the noframes content?
>Also as a side query, does anyone have any stats on browsers used that do 
>not understand frames.

I'm not sure which browsers don't understand frames, but search engines 
frequently don't do frames.  So if your content doesn't appear in a 
noframes area, people searching for information will not find your site.

Search engines work better on sites with an accessible design.

Received on Wednesday, 18 May 2005 23:28:16 UTC

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