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  • Last Updated : 01 Jun, 2022

HTML DOM Window frameElement property returns the iframe element in which the window is embedded or stored. If it is not stored, in that case, it simply returns a null value. 

Syntax:

window.frameElement

Return Value: It returns an IFrame object or null. 

Example: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML | DOM Window frameElement Properties
    </title>
 
</head>
 
<body>
 
    <p>
      click on the button. IF the window is in
      iframe then it will change its URL to
      geekforgeeks official website.
    </p>
 
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Click!
    </button>
 
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
            var iframe = window.frameElement;
            //  IF WINDOW IS NOT EMBEDDED
            //  THEN IFRAME WILL HAVE A NULL VALUE.
 
            if (iframe) {
                iframe.src =
            "https://ide.geeksforgeeks.org/";
            }
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: Before clicking:

  

After clicking:

  

Supported Browser: The browser supported by DOM Window frameElement Properties are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1.0 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 5.5 and above
  • FireFox 1.0 and above
  • Opera 12.1 and above
  • Safari 3.0 and above
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