Say, we have two static pages: index.html and content.html.

index.html looks like this:

<div>Some static template...</div>
<iframe src="content.html"></iframe>

Question: will Google parse the whole website including content.html and show that in search previews?

I read this question https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8988855/include-another-html-file-in-a-html-file but most people suggest fetching data from JS. I am not SEO, but as I understand, the content either won't be parsed by robots or won't be ranked on top.

Am I correct? Are there any other suggestions how to make it SEO friendly?

  1. Most questions are really old like this one Does iframe affect SEO of its parent page?
  2. The page content.html is hosted on the same domain!
  3. Ideally, I want to override content.html occasionally but it is essential the text on this page to be crawled.
  4. My idea is to host a static website on Amazon S3 and update content via API. It is fast, cheap and easy to maintain.
  • When you want newer answers to an old question the way Stack Exchange has prescribed to do so is not to ask a new question but to offer a bounty on the already existing question. That way we have one canonical question for the question.
    – John Conde
    Apr 11, 2022 at 12:14
  • @JohnConde how to offer a bounty on that question? And what does it mean?
    – Sagid
    Apr 12, 2022 at 8:45
  • See this documentation for what bounties are and how to offer one.
    – John Conde
    Apr 12, 2022 at 13:57


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