A reader writes:
“I have been reading your “Creating Cool Web Pages (HTML 4), and I just
understood how to make frames. However, I am having trouble with my links
opening in the same frame.
For example, I have my links in my smaller frame, but all the pages
connected to the links keep on opening in the same smaller frame. How do I
change it so I can have them open in a new window, or open in the bigger
This is probably the most common challenge people face when they begin to work in a frames-based environment, and the trick to getting this working has two parts: First, you must name each target pane of your frames-based design when you specify it, and Second, you need to use that exact same name as a target attribute with all links you want to point there.