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An iFrame (or inline frame) allows you to insert an external document into the current html page. It is used extensively for adding connected media (such as a YouTube video) onto your page.

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By the end of this page you will be able to:

  1. understand iFrames

The following example inserts an html file into your html page.

<iframe src=""
 width="100%" height="250px" scrolling="no" frameborder="0">

The following example inserts a YouTube video into your web page

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>)

A simulated iFrame is as follows (WikiEducator does not allow iFrames!)


Web Quest

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  1. SamiSite(n.d.)iFrame Tutorial - IFrames described in detail! Retrieved March 1, 2010 from
  2. Refsnes (2010) HTML <iframe> Tag. w3schools. Retrieved March 1, 2010 from

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VirtualMV/HTML/Basic/Layout/iFrames. (2024). In WikiEducator/VirtualMV wiki. Retrieved March 5, 2024, from http:    (zotero)