(updated 5/20/99) Many modern site-management tools help you subdivide the pages that correspond to a particular frame, and help keep the link targets current. But even if you're maintaining your site by hand, it's easy to keep a framed site manageable, navigable, and accessible to visitors not using frames.
With common menu-and-content framesets, it often makes sense to split the navigation between the two frames. The main navigation menu in one frame loads a subindex page in another; each subindex targets itself, links to the other subindexes, and links to subpages that, in turn, link back to it. This way the only targeted links are in the menu frame.
This approach also lets you create navigation for browsers without frame support. Because frameset pages don't require a <BODY> element, frame-
<TITLE>Welcome to my site!</TITLE>
<FRAME name="menu" src="menu.html">
<FRAME name="content" src="intro.html">
Welcome to my site.<P>
</BODY></HTML> For the framed pages, the HTML 4.0 specification provides a <NOFRAMES> element to encase content that frame-