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HTML | DOM Window frameElement Properties
  • Last Updated : 26 Jul, 2019

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:




<!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 18.0
  • Internet Explorer 2.0
  • FireFox 1.0
  • Opera 11.5
  • Safari 6.0



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