HTML <iframe> name Attribute

HTML iframe Tag Reference HTML <iframe> tag

Example

An <iframe> that act as a target for a link:

<iframe src="demo_iframe.htm" name="iframe_a"></iframe>

<a href="http://www.w3schools.com" target="iframe_a">W3Schools.com</a>

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Definition and Usage

The name attribute specifies a name for the <iframe>.

This name attribute can be used to reference the element in a JavaScript, or as the value of the target attribute of an <a> or <form> element, or the formtarget attribute of an <input> or <button> element.


Browser Support

Attribute
name Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and XHTML

In XHTML, the name attribute is deprecated, and will be removed. Use the id attribute instead.


Syntax

<iframe name="name">

Attribute Values

Value Description
name Specifies a name for the <iframe>

HTML iframe Tag Reference HTML <iframe> tag

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