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HTML | DOM IFrame Object
  • Last Updated : 07 Feb, 2019

The IFrame Object property in HTML DOM is used to create and access the <iframe> element within the object. An inline frame is used for embedding another document within the current HTML document.

Syntax:

  • It is used to access a <iframe> element.
    var x = document.getElementById("myframe");
  • It is used to create a <iframe> element.
    var x = document.createElement("IFRAME");

Property Values:

  • align: It is used to set or return the value of the align attribute in the iframe. It is not supported bu HTML 5.
  • contentDocument: It is used to return the document object generated by an iframe.
  • contentWindow: It is used to return the window object generated by an iframe.
  • frameBorder: It is used to set or return the frameborder attribute in the iframe. It is not supported by HTML 5.
  • height: It is used to set or return the height attribute in the iframe.
  • longDesc: It is used to set or return the value of the longdesc attribute in an iframe. It is not supported by HTML 5.
  • marginHeight: It is used to set or return the value of the marginheight attribute in an iframe. It is not supported by HTML 5.
  • marginWidth: It is used to set or return the value of the marginwidth attribute in an iframe. It is not supported by HTML 5.
  • name: It is used to set or return the value of the name attribute in an iframe.
  • sandbox: It is used to return the value of the sandbox attribute in an iframe.
  • scrolling: It is used to set or return the value of the scrolling attribute in an iframe. It is not supported by HTML 5.
  • seamless: It is used to set or return whether an iframe should look like it is a part of the containing document
  • src: It is used to set or return the value of the src attribute in an iframe.
  • srcdoc: It is used to set or return the value of the srcdoc attribute in an iframe.
  • width: It is used to set or return the value of the width attribute in an iframe.

Example 1: This example describes the getElementById() method to access <ifram> element.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title
        HTML DOM IFrame Object Property 
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
      
    <h2>DOM IFrame Object Property</h2>
      
    <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
        Click Here!
    </button>
      
    <br><br>
  
      
    <iframe id = "GFGFrame" src =
        width = "400" height = "200">
    </iframe>
      
    <p id = "GFG"></p>
      
    <!-- script to access iframe element -->
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
            var x = document.getElementById("GFGFrame").src;
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = x;
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Click on the button:
iframe
After Click on the button:
iframe



Example 2: This example describes the document.createElement() method to create <iframe> element.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title
        HTML DOM IFrame Object Property 
    </title>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
      
    <h2>DOM IFrame Object Property</h2>
      
    <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
        Click Here!
    </button>
  
    <br><br>
      
    <!-- script to create iframe element -->
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
              
            /* Create iframe element */
            var ifram = document.createElement("IFRAME");
              
            /* Set the source attribute */
            ifram.setAttribute("src", 
                    "https://ide.geeksforgeeks.org/tryit.php");
              
            /* Set the iframe height */
            ifram.setAttribute("height", "200");
              
            /* Set the iframe width */
            ifram.setAttribute("width", "400");
              
            document.body.appendChild(ifram);
        }     
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Click on the button:
iframe
After Click on the button:
iframe

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM IFrame Object property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera



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