Any other methos besides iframe to load a page from another web site?

Bob Butcher
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I am rewriting a web site for a client and before I used iframes. Is it possible to use something like ajax to load a page from another web site instead of using an iframe?

If so, how would I do this - I really need to see a snippet of code.

Thanks!
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Yes, you can do it. You can find the information here


I've attached a snippet from the article. Hope that helps :-)

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
    "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<title>mouseover image position</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="application/xhtml+xml; charset=utf-8" />

<style type="text/css">
/*<![CDATA[*/
body
   {
    background-color:#aaaaff;
   }
#one
   {
    position:absolute;
    left:50%;
    top:50%;
    margin:-150px 0 0 -250px;
   }
object
   {
    width:500px; 
    height:300px; 
    border:solid 1px #000000;
   }
 /*//]]>*/
</style>

<script type="text/javascript">
//<![CDATA[
// written by: Coothead
function updateObjectIframe(which){
    document.getElementById('one').innerHTML = '<'+'object id="foo" name="foo" type="text/html" data="'+which.href+'"><\/object>';
}

//]]>
</script>

</head>
<body>

<div id="one">
<object id="foo" name="foo" type="text/html" data="http://www.w3schools.com/"></object>
</div>
<div>
<a href="http://www.google.com" onclick="updateObjectIframe(this); return false;">this is an object test not an iframe test</a>
</div>

</body>
</html>

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