WCAG 1.0 Double A Checkpoint 12.2

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“Describe the purpose of frames and how frames relate to each other if it is not obvious by frame titles alone.”

Example

<frameset rows="20%,*">
  <frame src="promo.html" name="promo"
  title="promotions" />
  <frame src="sitenavbar.html" name="navbar" title="Sitewide navigation bar" longdesc="frameset-desc.html#navbar" />
</frameset>

<frameset rows="*,20%">
  <frame src="headlines.html" name="index"
  title="Index of other national headlines" longdesc="frameset-desc.html#headlines" />
  <frame src="ad.html" name="adspace" title="Advertising" />
</frameset>

frameset-desc.html contents:

#Navbar - this frame provides links to the major sections of the site: World News, National News, Local News, Technological News, and Entertainment News.

#Story - this frame displays the currently selected story.

#Index - this frame provides links to the day's headline stories within this section.

Warning icon Warning: Remember to update the frameset description if the content of the frames changes!

Reference

Describing Frame Relationships