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HTML | <iframe> sandbox Attribute

  • Last Updated : 03 Sep, 2021

The sandbox attribute permits an additional set of restrictions for the content within the iframe.
When the sandbox attribute exists, and it will: 
 

  • treat the content as being from a singular origin
  • It blocks form submission
  • It blocks script execution
  • It disables APIs
  • It also preventing links from targeting other browsing contexts
  • It stop the content to navigate its top-level browsing context
  • block automatically triggered features (such as automatically playing a video or automatically focusing a form control)

The value of the sandbox attribute will either be simply sandboxed (then all restrictions are applied) or a space-separated list of pre-defined values which will take away the actual restrictions.
 

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Syntax:  

<iframe sandbox="value">

Attribute Values 



  • no-values: applies all restriction
  • allow-forms: Re-enables form submission
  • allow-pointer-lock: Re-enables APIs
  • allow-popups: Re-enables popups
  • allow-same-origin: It allows the content of iframe to be treated as being from same origin
  • allow-scripts: Re-enables scripts
  • allow-top-navigation: It Allows the content of iframe to navigate its top-level browsing context

Example: 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        HTML Iframe sandbox Attribute
    </title>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
 
    <h2>HTML IFrame sandbox Attribute</h2>
 
    
 
    <br>
    <br>
 
    <iframe id="GFGFrame"
            src="https://ide.geeksforgeeks.org/tryit.php"
            width="400"
            height="200"
            sandbox>
    </iframe>
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 

Supported Browsers:The browsers supported by HTML IFrame sandbox Attribute are listed below 

  • Google Chrome 4.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Apple Safari 4.0
  • Opera 10.5
  • Edge

 




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