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Tabbed Document Iframe Viewer

Author: Dynamic Drive

Description: Using a tabbed interface, this DHTML script lets you display external web pages inline on your page, with the help of the IFRAME tag. We threw in a feature that allows the user to also load the webpage in the entire browser window when desired. Note that many prominent web sites do NOT allow loading their web sites inside an IFRAME, such as Google and Yahoo, by way of the X-Frame-Options. In these cases the IFRAME will appear blank, so be sure to check each site you're loading into this script to confirm it works.

Demo:

Open tab links in browser window instead.


Directions Developer's View

Step 1: Add the below CSS and DHTML script to the <HEAD> section of your page:

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To customize the look of the tabs (ie: color), edit the CSS. There is no need to modify the script at all.

Step 2: Add the below code to the <BODY> section of your page:

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The above HTML code renders the tab links and IFRAME tag used to contain the external documents. Change the URLs to your own.

Now, if you have lots of tab links, you can get them to appear on separate lines, by adding a divider:

<ul id="tablist">
<li><a class="current" href="#">CSS Drive</a></li>
<li><a href="#">JavaScript Kit</a></li>
<li><a href="#">MSN</a></li>
<div style="margin-bottom: 8px"></div>
<li><a href="#">News.com</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Dynamic Drive</a></li>
</ul>