David Dorward wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 04, 2002 at 04:47:37PM -0500, Gary Bland wrote:
>>David Dorward wrote:
>>What are the problems with search engines? They index the page that
>>iframes are on. They are not like frames where the search engine only
>>indexes the frameset.
> They also index the pages in the frames (and iframes) which can leave
> the user arriving from a search engine with orphan pages.
That is why search engines honor robot.txt, to stop things like that
>>Many browser don't support or have very poor support for overflow: So
>>what makes overflow: a more workable option?
> It degrades better.
How can getting part of the information degrade better then degrading to
a link that you can get all the information from?
>> one address for multiple pages
>>>(which plays havoc with bookmarking),
>>I have never had a problem with bookmarking a page that has an iframe on it.
> Well I have had problems bookmarking pages using iframes where I have
> clicked a link, the content of the iframe changes, and then when I revisit
> the page the content is different to that which I bookmarked (and then
> I have to hunt around to find the link I'd clicked previously).
That is what they work best at,linking information without reload the page.
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