An `iframe` is an HTML element that creates an "inline frame" within a document.

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Loading another domain's content in a modal iframe - acceptable?

Is it okay to load another page in an iframe in a modal pop-up window - in terms of legal and ethical standards around displaying 3rd party content? I remember a few years ago there was controversy ...
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Do we still need to avoid using frames and iframes for SEO?

I thought frame and iframe were bad for SEO, but today I was doing a search for "numismatica" on Google.it. The 3rd site is lemonete.com which is all made with frames. A competitor site (nummus.com) ...
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Index the content within an iframe

We have created an web application that gives the client the possibility to use his websites as an online showroom (cars, bikes, etc etc). What is offered is photo's, information about the vehicles ...
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SEO and canonical links

I've a site abc.com where the content is being served from a frame hosted at def.com. Since, the content is hosted at def.com, the microdata information is not available on abc.com. Currently, I've ...
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How to show only disqus thread-votes and nothing else

I want to show just the thread vote portion of the whole Disqus commenting system. How would I go about doing it? Here is an example of what I am asking for: Could I possibly iframed the rating ...
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Adsense in a post that has an iframe

I have pondered weather it is permissible by Google to display Adsense ads on a page that has had an iframe forever. I have a blog post that displays Google Adsense ads, an embedded contact form from ...
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Is it a good idea to serve other media types in an iframe?

I am trying to argue with colleagues that things like <iframe width="200" height="300" src="some-file.pdf" /> (or essentially anything that is not of MIME type text/html) are not a good idea. ...
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Current situation around iFrame web and SEO? [duplicate]

I was searching the web around for relevant information about this, but all I could find are incomplete or outdated information. So consider this: You have your typical business website, but every ...
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Is it possible to serve ads without javascript (via <iframe sandbox>)?

I hate it when useless javascript slows down my machine. Is there a way to do ad placement without JavaScript? I've learned that, for example, iframe element has a sandbox attribute, which lets you ...
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Does Google bot crawl dynamically created iframes? [duplicate]

The situation looks as followed: User includes Javascript snippet into his page. Javascript creates iFrame dynamically and appends it to page. iFrame has static content. Is Google bot smart enough ...
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SEO and the Iframe srcDoc attribute

For a project I'm working on we're relying on <iframe>'s to display encapsulated content, but we're concerned about SEO. My question is, how does Google/Bing view srcDoc content? Is it ...
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multiple iFrame embedding [duplicate]

I've got a single page on my blog for the pdf publications embedded from sites like Issuu.com Each of these publications is embedded using the iFrame. These are slowly piling up and I will very ...
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Would use of IFrame in my ecommerce site affect SEO ranking? [duplicate]

I Use an Iframe to show product summary, which is saved HTML Data from ckEditor. (As the summary have it's own html and styles I can't use it in product page directly). <iframe ...
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Why does Google Cache break my iframes?

In HTML5, iframe comes as a replacement for frameset. However, when I load my iframe-based page in SeaMonkey through Google Cache, the page appears empty, other than the standard Google Cache header ...
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Google displaying Facebook “SECURITY WARNING” in result description

As of about 10 days ago, Google replaced the meta description in our organic SERP for "scorebig" with the following text: SECURITY WARNING: Please treat the URL above as you would your password ...
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Does an iframe count as a backlink to my domain?

I have the following situation: Iframe case web page www.notMyWebPage.com contains an iframe that points to my domain (the contents of the iframe are loaded from www.myWebPage.com) Link case web ...
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Using Google Analytics to track events that happen in an iframe

I'm trying to track how many visitors click on a button in our site. The problem is the button is located within an iframe coming from an external service. Here is the page in question: ...
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Displaying website hosted at one domain on a different domain

I have a website hosted at (for example) website.com. The thing is, I also have my own server and a different domain name registered with a different company. Let's say I own example.com and it ...
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Lightspeed webstore runs very slow

I am currently working on a website that was built by another developer. It is a Joomla website on the front-end, and the back-end is being managed through Lightspeed. Lightspeed builds out a webstore ...
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How to make sure content of iframes get properly indexed along with the stem webpage

I'm having a webpage (a stem URL) with several iframes inside it with slightly differing src. It's like a @book has_many :pages and each page is an iframe with serially increasing page_no. How should ...
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Parent.dataLayer.push when iFrame is on https

I want to send information from an iFrame into the parent page using a parent.dataLayer.push, see: ...
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How can I stop Google from indexing embedded iframes?

I have iframe widgets of external sources embedded on my website. For some reason Google seems to be indexing the URLs of the iframes and showing 404 errors for such URLs in the Crawl Section of ...
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Avoid inflated pageviews when iframing your own webpage?

I have some pages on my website that are intended for other users to embed those pages on their own webpages using iframes. My iframed pages have a Google Analytics tracking code and each time they ...
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How can Iframes be optimized for search engines?

If my site has an Iframe. What is the best way to optimize this for search engines? We want to keep the Iframe. I have read that blocking Iframes in robot.txt is a good way to go, but this seems ...
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Link tags in iframe widget

I have a rating community-site and I´m offering little iframe widgets with the average rating and some little other info. Does it make sense (for visibility, SEO) to add link tags to the head like: ...
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When using a framed redirect, which site does Google attribute content to for SEO purposes?

I want to setup a WordPress blog on blog.example.com. After that, I want to also show this blog in blog.example2.com using an <iframe>. Will Googlebot collect my blog information under ...
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SEO for URL where widget resides - not where content is hosted - iFrame vs DIV

I do not care about SEO for the source URL of content, but would like my customers' websites to benefit from the content being served. Does it make a difference whether the content is served in ...
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How might you add SEO value from an iframe to its containing page? [closed]

I have a client with a technical web app that allows its users to embed an iframe into their site in order to integrate its functionality. While I'm usually opposed to using iframes, I would like to ...
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Form management system - using iframes to serve forms

I'm responsible for managing a lot of websites (about 200). Each website has at least one form, mostly even 4-5, as these websites are used to generate leads. I'm looking for a way to manage them all ...
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How to embed woff fonts for iframe source pages?

I am trying to make and embed a slideshow (of text, photo, audio, video, etc) in my site (HTML5) by loading webpages consecutively inside an iframe embedded in my first page. Most or all of the frame ...
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SEO effect of adding iframes to my website

I have 2 websites, in one of them that has a fairly good number of views (50,000 pageview / day) I have added an iframe that shows my other website. I did this a few days ago but my second website ...
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How to set “twitter:player” URL in Twitter player card?

I am trying to design Twitter player cards for my podcast episodes, which are hosted on a Wordpress site. I am confused about what is supposed to go in this section: <meta name="twitter:player" ...
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How to make analytics refresh after certain event?

I have a form which submits using AJAX. My client requested analytics to be updated with a new URL when submit is successful, so they can get statistics on completion vs abandonment of that form. The ...
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SEO: If another website uses a iframe from our website, would the links in the iframe appear to be coming from our website or from theirs?

we are creating a "app" on our website that allows affiliates to simply use a generated iframe on their website, which would produce a list of all our products (we sell event vouchers). The links ...
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Having an iframe of which inside the page has a noindex nofollow tag would it affect the rankings of the page having the iframe? Is it cloaking?

We have a website with video content delivered from a video studio and hosted on their site since we don't want to load our server with it. The content we are embedding is payed for and we don't to ...
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What is the proper SEO handling of pages appearing in popups using IFRAMEs?

I am working on a CMS which makes use of IFRAMEs to display some forms, for illustration, say a Search form. So the user clicks the Search button and the website reacts by opening a popup window which ...
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Is there an alternative to using an iframe so that my content would be visible to search engines?

I have a book-length document that is typeset with the LaTex typesetting system (It's a markup language popular for science and math typesetting.) A custom script runs a program called HyperLatex ...
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Pageviews for iFrame content not matching pageviews for parent page in Google Analytics

I have a page with content hosted in an iFrame, both using the same Google Analytics account ID. When I look at the pages report, the parent page has about 9000 unique views, but the iFrame content ...
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Serve most of a domain with Apache, but use mod_proxy to serve some URLs from Lighttpd

So we wish to host some pages on a new server with apache2, and embed some of our old content & functionality from another server with lighttpd in an iframe. I'm looking at this configuration from ...
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Protect a URL from being used in an iFrame except on a single site

I need to pass URLs to a client and they would embed those URLs on their site within an Iframe. I was wondering what's stopping the user(who is visiting the client site) from copying the URL from the ...
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displaying first few pages of a pdf on a page = duplicate content?

I am embedding scribd PDFs on my website. These are exam papers PDF which are available on other websites. As it is scribd is an embed/iframe, I think Google considers my page as being empty with no ...
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How to inspect if flash banner does not spread malware or is harmful to site visitors? [closed]

I would like to take a third party ad - flash banner on my site, I can place it as an iframe (to show a page with the banner, hosted on other domain), or I can host it myself. I have seen, when ...
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Iframe display old file

I am using MVC 3. I am opening new tab on button click and in new tab i open one view in which have on iFrame and iFrame load pdf file. This is work fine but When i open again then it display old ...
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Does meta name=robots content=nofollow prevent indexing iframes?

Let's say I have a publicly accessible page that contains an iframe back to a different page on my own domain. By default, google (and other crawlers) will index that page and the iframe's content. It ...
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Embed content, iFrame or load via JavaScript?

I have to load remote content in several sites and I'd like to know which is the best technique. I know I can go trough an <iframe> but it isn't SEO friendly. I want the content to be found and ...
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I have many backlink from other sites too one page of my site with hidden iframe. Has a positive or negative impact? [duplicate]

am sorry for my bad english. i have a site for download free website templates. i create a simple html file in my site and put my histats & google analitic code on that. then put a hidden iframe ...
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backlinks from hidden iframe to one page of my site.Has a positive or negative effect on my site seo? [duplicate]

i have more than 60000 backlink too one page of my site because i put a hidden iframe in my free products. like this: <IFRAME style="display:none;" SRC="http://www.domain.com/df/sdff.html" WIDTH=1 ...
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Google bots and iframe

Here is the problem: Let say I have mydomain.com. The externaldomain.com/article/mydomain has an iframe with mydomain.com inside but the externaldomain.com robots.txt contains: Disallow: /article/ ...
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Will “jailing” a single page inside an iframe using a JavaScript redirect be considered as cloaking?

Background I have a website that uses iframes to display content. If the URL to a content is called directly by the user it should be "jailed" into the main page. The main page provides a header and a ...
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How to prevent “framing”?

My website keeps getting hijacked by searchportal.information it looks like they are using an iframe script to do it. here is the script (link doesn't work anymore): how do I prevent them from ...