Originally Posted by waxdoc
Thank goodness <FRAMESET> <frame></frame> </FRAMESET> is deprecated. Don't use frames; they just complicate things.
Thank-you Waxdoc, very informative and a more refined method of dealing with frames. I've rewritten my pages taking all of this onboard. I really appreciate your help :-)
Yes seemingly frames are a must. I am doing different thing in the different frames and I would be unable to easily do this in one page.
I have one slight problem remaining, is there anyway that we can make the modification of the users homepage easier? Ideally running the URL from a text file?
Currently my code for the main browsing window (89%) is as follows:
<meta http-equiv="REFRESH" content="0;url=http://www.users_homepage_example.com" name="mainframe">
<title>Users homepage example</title>
Originally Posted by DanInMa
I think I get it. You want to have your company banner at the top of the browser regardless of where your users go.
Unfortunately, many sites use code to force themselves out of frames, so there really isn't a perfect solution. Most places, jsut control the users homepage via a GPO, and add it to their favorites via gpo as well. They should know how to use favorites by now
Thanks DanInMan, yes I understand unfortunately for example some users will not be connected to the company network. For example a laptop which has been taken out into the field or taken home etc. It may then be connected to a users home network or 3G dial up USB modem.
Originally Posted by fireplace_tea
OK...I think I know what you want now. But first: GET RID OF FRAMES!!!!
Second, what you are looking to do is typically done on the server side, not the client side like you are trying to do. It usually requires a membership login so each user can be served their own page and make changes to their own page only. For an example, think of Facebook (I will assume you have a facebook account). Everyone signs in and has their own homepage. Within your home page you can make a lot of changes such as who is allowed to access your homepage, which emails you get and so on. All info that you edit is saved in a database on a server and retrieved from the database when you login from any PC, MAC or mobile device. In short, it is all server based.
Let me know if I understood what you are looking to do. Thanks.
Thanks Fireplace_Tea, as per WaxDoc's advise I have now rewritten my pages (but am still using frames) and I think that is what DanInMa was saying. My answer is the same, unfortunately it's not 100% practical to do it all server side.
OK so to roundup, my thanks to everybody who has helped so far. My pages have been successfully rewritten and are still functioning with FRAMES! (Unfortunately I'm unaware of a solution to rid myself of frames and still do everything that I want to do)
The minor issue that I am now faced with is trying to make it easier to adjust the homepage. If anybody can suggest a method of reading the homepage from a text file then that would be fantastic.
Another alternative would be to link a popup dialogue box requesting the homepage if we could somehow store it in a file so that it can be called from the mainframe html file?
Suggestions and solutions please?