frames and question re: displayed address

I don't know if I am in the correct folder, but...

I've made a few website using plain old HTML. Now with my newest I was looking to do something a bit different. A friend suugested the following frames setup:
<html>
<head>
<title>Hi</title>
</head>
<frameset rows="67,400*">
<frame name="header" scrolling="no" noresize target="main" src="http://sample.sample1">
<frame name="main" src="http://sample.sample2" scrolling="auto">
<body>
</body>
</frameset>
</html>
I like the look of this, but I am assuming that people without frames will not be able to view the site at all. Am I correct? And, if so, is that a large enough segment of the population as to deter me from using it?


Also, frames aside, how could I make it so that no matter what page the surfer goes to on my site the URL always remains the same?


Thanks,
Scott

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dspletsCommented:
People without frames support in their browser will see a blank page.  You can solve this by using the noframes section.

<html>
<head>
<title>Hi</title>
</head>
<frameset rows="67,400*">
<frame name="header" scrolling="no" noresize target="main" src="http://sample.sample1">
<frame name="main" src="http://sample.sample2" scrolling="auto">
<noframes>
<body>
<P> This site uses frames, but your browser doesn't support frames.  
</body>
</noframes>
</frameset>
</html>


In the Noframes section you can use some links to your webpages.  But I think the most people use already browsers with framessupport.

If you want to show always the same address you have to use frames.  Then the address of the page with the frame definition will be shown.  This is the only way I know.

Danny


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cscott57Author Commented:
Thanks very much. I am thinking that I will simply make the site a frames-only site. Most people have browsers that support frames. Do you think this is wise?
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dspletsCommented:
I mostly do it and the most professional websites don't support frames anymore.  

When you have Windows 95 you already have a frames capable browser.  The people who are using older OS's don't use internet.  For me it's that simple.

Danny
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cscott57Author Commented:
Thanks for the quick response.
Scott
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