iframe tag



Iframe tag inserts an "Inline Frame" in a HTML document.
The inline frames helps to fix a source in a HTML document.
<iframe src="URL"></iframe>
Element Specific attributes supported by this tag are:
name name Mentions the name of iframe.
height pixels Denotes the height level of iframe.
width pixels Denotes the width level of iframe.
src url The address/URL of the content to be fixed in iframe.
sandbox "", allow-forms, allow-same-origin, allow-scripts, allow-top-navigation Creates limitations for iframe contents.
seamless seamless Defines that iframe should look like the part of the containg document.
srcdoc HTML_code The HTML content of a page to be shown in iframe.

"Height, Sandbox, Seamless and SRC" attributes were newly introduced in HTML5.

Example Code:

Result :
  • Use "Height and Width" attributes to maximize and minimize the size of the iframe.
  • User can use this tag to promote the site by displaying "Ads".
  • If required, the CSS can be used to add "Scrollbars" for iframe.
It is available in previous versions of HTML.
It supports both Global Attributes and Event Attributes in HTML5.


It is applicable to all major browsers.

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