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iframe not loading

Real simple request, I wanted the BBC News in an iframe on the dashboard...but I get a crashed error page and it simple says "bbc.co.uk refused to connect"

I started off trying to get another page, it's a custom iframe I built, but have rolled back to simply getting the BBC News to appear...but with no luck!

Any pointers? I mentioned the custom iframe so I can make any changes to the html of the iframe holder (wallboard.html) if needed.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: iframe not loading

Hi support11111270479380,

Generally websites supports specific set of their pages to be loaded in an Iframe. Not every webpage from a website can be loaded in an Iframe.

Website's server will send a HTTP response header 'X-Frame-Options' for the URL requested, with a set of values to indicate whether to block the frame from loading in Iframe or block loading If origin of the requesting page is different.

Eg: 

If X-Frame-Options: DENY header is sent from website's server, It means corresponding URL, cannot be loaded in an Iframe.

Coming to your use-case, BBC website does not support the URL you are trying, to load in an Iframe. Hence you might be facing the "bbc.co.uk refused to connect" issue.

Please try with a different URL, that supports Iframe and create am Iframe widget in custom dashboard. You can properly see that webpage content, in custom dashboard itself. Sample webpage.

Regards,

Vishnu Ranjan N,

Site24x7. 

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