Javascript to replace and iframe (brake out)

I have a API call that gets returned into an iframe however I want the page to automatically brake out of the iframe i.e. load new page not inside the iframe but to replace the page with a new one.


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Bobaran98Commented:
Here's some JavaScript you can include in the body of any page so that, if the page is opened in any frame that doesn't happen to be the top-most frame, it will break out and replace the top level with itself:

<body>
 
  <!-- html code here, etc. etc. //-->
 
  <script language="javascript1.2">
     var mypage = "index.html"; //replace this with the name of your page
     if(window != top) { top.location.replace(mypage); }
  </script>
 
  <!-- html code here, etc. etc. //-->
 
</body>

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pigmentartsAuthor Commented:
perfect!
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