Section 508, 1194.22(i)

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“Frames shall be titled with text that facilitates frame identification and navigation.”

WCAG 1.0 Checkpoint: 12.1


In other words, title frames so that they can be easily navigated. Be sure to use the "FRAMESET" DOCTYPE and include <noframes> content.

Frameset DOCTYPE

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Frameset//EN" "">


<frameset cols="10%, 90%">  
    <frame src="nav.html">  
    <frame src="doc.html">
       <a href="lib.html">electronic library</a>  


<frameset cols="10%, 90%"
  title="Our library of electronic documents">  
    <frame src="nav.html" title="Navigation bar">  
    <frame src="doc.html" title="Documents">
       <a href="lib.html" title="Library link">
	    electronic library</a>


Core Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0: