CSS Navigation to replace frames

I am very new to CSS but I can manage most simple tasks.  I currently have a website that uses CSS to format a set of navigation links.  Prior to CSS, I would have created a frames page to display the navigation menu... therefore, I would only add/change/modify links and references in one place.  How can I accomplish the same with CSS, or is it even possible?
christopher_perryAsked:
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Jason C. LevineConnect With a Mentor No oneCommented:
You can also do it with plain old Apache SSI calls :)
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
Hi christopher_perry,

You can certainly use CSS to style HTML into a menu but CSS cannot replace the functionality of frames.  Instead, you would need to put the HTML of the menu into a separate file and call that file with server side includes.
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christopher_perryAuthor Commented:
jason, can you provide me with a small example of how to do this?  I'm not a web programmer, but a simple example should be enough for me to transform into a workable solution.
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qwerty021600Commented:
Refer to this link.
i think this is what u want
http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/ddtabmenu.htm
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Jason C. LevineNo oneCommented:
>> jason, can you provide me with a small example of how to do this

Which "this"?  The menu code or the server side include?
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s8webCommented:
Christopher, we will need to know what server language(s) you have available to answer this properly. Server side includes are easy if you are using php, cfm, or asp. It is also possible (but not recommended) to do this with javascript.
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s8webCommented:
Oops, missed one :)
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christopher_perryAuthor Commented:
Hey all - sorry, had a stomach bug so I haven't touched the computer in a couple of days.  I'll be working on your proposed solutions tonight and update this request when I'm done!  Thanks!
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christopher_perryAuthor Commented:
I am most familiar with ASP, but even then my knowledge is minimal at best.  My day-to-day job functions relate to back-end programming, so I rarely touch UI stuff.
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s8webConnect With a Mentor Commented:
So the server that is hosting this page is running asp?

An include is a file that is called at runtime. The contents of the file are written in place of the call. This is your easiest solution. Here's a page that has instructions on how to include a file in asp - http://www.w3schools.com/asp/asp_incfiles.asp

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christopher_perryAuthor Commented:
Guys, thanks for the advice. I used server side includes and aspx pages to accomplish my goals. Everything is working well!
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