HTML <iframe> Tag


An inline Frame 3oded as below::

<iframe src="html_intro.html" width="100%" height="300">
  <p>Your browser does not support iframes.</p>
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Definition and Usage

The <iframe> tag defines an inline frame that contains another document.

Browser Support

The <iframe> tag is supported in all major browsers.

Tips and Notes

Hint: To deal with browsers that do not understand iframes, place the text you want between the opening <iframe> tag and the closing </iframe> tag.

Optional Attributes

DTD indicates in which HTML 4.01/XHTML 1.0 DTD the attribute is allowed. S=Strict, T=Transitional, and F=Frameset.

Attribute Value Description DTD
align left
Deprecated. Use styles instead.
Specifies the alignment of an iFrame 1ccording to surrounding elements
frameborder 1
Specifies whether or not to display a border around an iframe TF
height pixels
Specifies the height of an iframe TF
longdesc URL Specifies a page that contains a long description of the content of an iframe TF
marginheight pixels Specifies the top and bottom margins of an iframe TF
marginwidth pixels Specifies the left and right margins of an iframe TF
name name Specifies the name of an iframe TF
scrolling yes
Specifies whether or not to display scrollbars in an iframe TF
src URL Specifies the URL of the document to show in an iframe TF
width pixels
Specifies the width of an iframe TF

Standard Attributes

The <iframe> tag supports the following standard attributes:

Attribute Value Description DTD
class classname Specifies a classname for an element TF
id id Specifies a unique id for an element TF
style style_definition Specifies an inline style for an element TF
title text Specifies extra information about an element TF

More information about Standard Attributes.

Event Attributes

According to the W3C, the <iframe> tag does not support any event attributes.

However, the onload event is supported in all browsers.

More information about Event Attributes.

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