IFrame Alternative – Recap!

18 Jan

I’m constantly amazed when I check my blog stats at how popular an old article I wrote on using Object tags as a replacement for an Iframe has become.  This is obviously an area that people are having trouble finding information, so here is a good starting place to find your solution:

First, my original posting – Alternative to < iframe />

And here are two examples, courtesy of W3C, on IFrame versus Object tag:

The basic IFrame example:


And the more complex example:


You can visit the W3 Frames page, and find IFRAME vs OBJECT about 2/3rds of the way down the document.  (It’s slightly slanted in favor of IFrame and doesn’t explain a lot of the security issues around using IFrame in IE.)


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