HTML Iframe

An iframe is a special HTML element that display one webpage inside another web page. There are some additional property that makes iframe very useful.

Iframe syntax

<iframe src="" width="" height=""></iframe>

In the syntax above the src attribute points to the source of another web page. A source could be absolute address - https:// or a relative address such as /web/product.html'.

Example : iframe

In this example, we will create two HTML pages – iframe-main.html and iframe-secondary.html. The main page will embed the secondary page using iframe.

iframe-secondary.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
     <title>Iframe Secondary Page</title>
     <meta charset="utf-8">
     <style>
          #title,#footer{
               background:#8b0000;
               color:white;
               width:80%;
               margin:auto;
               padding:2%;
               text-align:center;
               }
          #container{
               margin:auto;
               width:80%;
               padding:2%;
               background:#008b00;
               color:#ffffff;
               text-align:center;
               }
     </style>
</head>
<body>
     <header id="title"> 
          <h1>My Secondary Page</h1>
     </header>
     <section id="container">
          <main id="main-area">
          <h2>The Content</h2>
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vel illum qui dolorem eum fugiat quo voluptas nulla pariatu</p>
          </main>
     </section>
     <footer id="footer">
          <p>My-Iframe-PageĀ©-2001-2012-All Rights Reserved.</p>
     </footer>
</body>
</html>

Output – iframe-secondary.html

Output: Iframe-secondary.html
Output: Iframe-secondary.html

iframe-main.html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
     <title>Iframe Main Page</title>
     <meta charset="utf-8">
     <style>
          #title,#footer{
               background:blue;
               color:white;
               width:80%;
               margin:auto;
               padding:2%;
               text-align:center;
               }
          #container{
               margin:auto;
               width:80%;
               padding:2%;
               background:#343434;
               text-align:center;
               }
      </style>
</head>
<body>
     <header id="title"> 
          <h1>My Iframe Page</h1>
     </header>
     <section id="container">
          <main id="main-area">
          <iframe src="iframe-secondary.html" width="500" height="300"></iframe>
          </main>
     </section>
     <footer id="footer">
          <p>My-Iframe-PageĀ©-2001-2012-All Rights Reserved.</p>
     </footer>
</body>
</html>

Output: iframe-main.html

Output: iframe-main.html
Output: iframe-main.html

Iframe No Border

To remove the border use the following CSS code.

iframe {
   border:none;
}

Making Iframe as Target of a Link

You can use the name attribute and target attribute of link to open a page in iframe.

HTML Code

<iframe src="default.html" name="my_iframe" width="400" height="400"></iframe>
<!-- link code below -->
<p><a href="https://notesformsc.org" target=my_iframe">Notesformsc</a></p>

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