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Questions tagged [iframe]

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

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Tracking medium of user on primary domain firing an event in a third-party iFrame

Recently one of the websites I work on have added a form to their website that uses a third-party iFrame. We do have access to the third party code and have added GTM. in GTM I have managed to ...
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Google Tag Manager iFrame does that break SEO?

I have a question that I haven't yet found the answer on regarding iFrames and SEO. From what I have read, it's a general no-no to have them, but if I have the following snippet added into the body of ...
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How to markup with Microdata a “table of contents” and “embedded content” for a PublicationIssue?

Suppose I have a PublicationIssue of a Periodical, and I display a webpage with a ToC/summary with a list of Articles and a file document embedded with an iframe. The issue content is not coded on the ...
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Turning outbound links into a page with an iframe to display an ad?

So I'm working on this Directory site. We have a list of 20,000 businesses, and many of them have a link to their website. The owner of the website asked me if we could change these links to point to ...
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Accessing pdf using iframe on different IP

I have WAMP installed in a machine in IP address I just call as IP1. I can access the PDF files in this IP1 inside the www folders using iframe with no problem. But there are other PDF files inside ...
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Prevent Google from indexing iframes while allowing indexing iframe content embedded in other pages

Let's assume there's an HTML page hosted on http://programmer-domain.example/iframe.html, containing text "SDFHIASDFASDFKSDAF". Let's assume there's also another page, http://customer-domain.example/...
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How iframe affects SEO of source page (source page, not the page where is iframe used)? [duplicate]

Does iframe affect SEO of its parent page? - gives answer about SEO of page where is iframe used (parent page). My question is about source page (page of origin of iframe). I have website on URL: ...
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Schema and Rich Snippets for embedded YouTube videos in an onclick iframe player?

My site has YouTube thumbnails that when clicked, load a 90% full screen overlay on the page with the youtube video in an iframe. JavaScript creates the iframe and the video is played. So the videos ...
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muntilingual site with all traffic on same page, no hidden content for SEO ranking

I'm working for a company that wants to compete with several other site that allready have much more traffic and end up higher on the SEO ranking. I went over it with PR and our best solution would ...
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Is it 'ok' to have IFrame tags in RSS feeds?

I ran my RSS feed through http://www.feedvalidator.org/ but it says: This feed is valid, but interoperability with the widest range of feed readers could be improved by implementing the following ...
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Can I include a Ghost blog as an iframe or similar within my website?

I'm a web developer with an interest in creating slick data visualisation applications etc. Most tech websites I see, have some kind of blog. I figure I should have a blog at least - to help with my ...
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Google Analytics inside iframe, multiple embeds on same page?

I have built a widget that other users can embed in their sites as an iframe. I have included Google Analytics inside the widget, so that I can tell when other users are embedding it. My setup is ...
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Can I track which ads are in iFrames on my site and what users click in those iFrames without having to rely on ad network reporting?

As far as I am aware it is common for ad networks to displays advert in iframes. To get statistics, how many views/clicks/conversions we rely in the ad network to be truthful/accurate. Once I put an ...
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Using Google Analytics to track my content in iframe on third-party sites?

I have built a small visualisation and I want to allow third-party users to embed it within an iframe on their pages. When they do this, I would like to use Analytics to track (i) how many people ...
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SEO impact of load Balancing using iFrames

When a user accesses my website, there is going to be an iFrame on a subdomain, on a different IP address. There are going to be multiple IP addresses for different subdomains, that essentially hold ...
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Can canonical links and noindex be used with iframes?

We have implemented canonical links to our website in order to prevent the indexation of parameters. Some of the pages are also used as iframes. From the the little info I could find on 'iframes and ...
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Hidden iframe or undetectable iframe by SEO

I used Facebook Plugin Like Box in blogger. But SEO checker (seocentro.com, SINIUM) detect using iframe can cause indexing in Google. Helplogger.blogspot.com use Iframe (adsense ad code converter and ...
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Do backlinks from a widget in an iframe improve google rank?

Our competitor recently had a widget added to a third party website. They had a follow backlink on their logo until recently but have changed their code now I assume to abide by google best practices ...
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How to display non-SSL images on HTTPS connection?

Is it possible to embed external non-ssl webcam images (i.e.; http://www.goes.noaa.gov/GIFS/WCI8.JPG) into a site using SSL? I have a lot of clients located in a tourist town and they want to show ...
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rel=“canonical”/“alternate” and PDF documents and SEO

I am working on a website where some pages link to a pdf. Here is the high-level description of the current set up: Page A - This is a normal web page, lets say, a page that talks about instruction ...
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SEO effects of being embedded on other websites

We've recently made some changes so that our site can be included as an iframe widget on other websites. Can we expect this to give us any SEO boost? I can only find information about the effect (or ...
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Duplicate content inside iframe on other domain - is it bad?

My website has reviews pages for cars. Some other website wants to show the reviews in his website too. The implementation is an iframe on HIS website loading the an URL in my website with the ...
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Site showing up in an iframe, how to get rid of it?

I have a client I installed a WordPress site. I went to try to log in and install a new security plugin, and the site is being displayed in an iframe. When I navigate to sub pages, the page URL no ...
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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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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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If a webpage contains an iFrame, would the iframe be loaded through the proxy server used to view the page?

I am trying to create a web proxy server similar to those available online: you access the main webpage, enter the url in a field and then, via the web proxy server itself, it would open the page in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22382182/google-tag-manager-datalayer-within-iframes/23095522#...
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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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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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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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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 and ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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 ...