What is Iframe?

An iframe is a section of a web page that contains content that comes from another page. It is a page within a page. Iframes are typically used to pull in content from third parties. For example, you can set up iframes on your website to display banner ads from Google Ads or another ad network. Iframes are different from framesets, which were used in the early days of the internet to make page layouts easier and navigation consistent.


Imagine you’re reading an article about a popular tourist destination on a travel blog. The author includes an interactive map to help readers visualize the location of key attractions. Instead of redirecting users to an external mapping service, the author embeds the map directly within the article using an iframe. Readers can interact with the map without leaving the blog page, enhancing their browsing experience and keeping them engaged with the content.

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