[thelist] Reload parent frame from iframe?

Chris at globet.com Chris at globet.com
Sat Apr 1 02:36:44 CST 2006



> A client fills out a form; if they enter the same first name, 
> last name and email address, an iframe appears with a login 
> box below. When I correctly complete the UN and PW the iframe 
> reloads with the updated page. I've tried all kinds of 
> combinations so that the PARENT page reloads. I've tried a 
> whole bunch of approaches.
> I've tried things such as if (window != top) 
> top.location.href = location.href; or top.location.href='url 
> to jump to';  with no success. This should work easily in 
> conventional frames I imagine, but with the iframe it doesn't seem to
> Can anyone suggest a better approach?

You don't need javascript - just set the value of the "target" attribute
of the form in the document referenced by the iframe to "_top".

Chris Marsh
Web Developer
Tel: +44 20 8246 4804 Ext 828
Fax: +44 20 8246 4808

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