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

Explanation

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" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-frameset.dtd">

Before:

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

After:

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

Reference

Core Techniques for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0: http://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG10-HTML-TECHS/#frame-names