Sunday, September 10, 2017

Html Iframes

Hello guys, evening and you all welcome to this section of my tutorial. In my last tutorial i talked about HTML frames and in this section am gonna be talking about HTML iframes.

You can define an inline frame with the HTML <iframe> tag. The <iframe> tag is not somehow related to <frameset> tag, instead it can appear anywhere in your HTML document.

The <iframe> tag defines a rectangular region within the document in which the browser can display a separate document, including scrollbar and borders.

The scr attribute is used to specify the url of the document that occupies the inline frame. Below is an example of how a HTML <iframe> is used;

You can also read our tutorial post on: Html Elements


<!DOCTYPE html>

            <title>HTML iframes</title>

            <iframe src="/html/menu.html"  width="400"  height="150">  
                  sorry your browser does not support inline frames.

            <p>Document content goes in here.....</p> 


You can try the above code out and feel free to ask questions through the comment box.

The <iframe> Tag Attributes

Most of the attributes of the HTML <iframe> tag, like name, frameborder, longdesc, class, id, margin-height, scrolling, styles and margin-width works exactly like the corresponding attributes for the <frame> tag.

Sr.NoAttribute & Description
This attribute is used to give the file name that should be loaded in the frame. Its value can be any URL. For example, src = "/html/top_frame.htm" will load an HTML file available in html directory.
This attribute allows you to give a name to a frame. It is used to indicate which frame a document should be loaded into. This is especially important when you want to create links in one frame that load pages into an another frame, in which case the second frame needs a name to identify itself as the target of the link.
This attribute specifies whether or not the borders of that frame are shown; it overrides the value given in the frameborder attribute on the <frameset> tag if one is given, and this can take values either 1 (yes) or 0 (no).
This attribute allows you to specify the width of the space between the left and right of the frame's borders and the frame's content. The value is given in pixels. For example marginwidth = "10".
This attribute allows you to specify the height of the space between the top and bottom of the frame's borders and its contents. The value is given in pixels. For example marginheight = "10".
This attribute specifies the height of <iframe>.
This attribute controls the appearance of the scrollbars that appear on the frame. This takes values either "yes", "no" or "auto". For example scrolling = "no" means it should not have scroll bars.
This attribute allows you to provide a link to another page containing a long description of the contents of the frame. For example longdesc = "framedescription.htm"
This attribute specifies the width of <iframe>.

Take note that the only difference between a HTML <frame> and a HTML <iframe> is that a HTML <iframe> is used for inline <frame>.

Alright thats it for this tutorial, if you have questions always feel free to drop them on the comment box below, bye for now.              

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