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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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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The name attribute is supported in all major browsers.


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.


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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