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Display Web Page in DIV tag

Steve Dyke
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Joined: Nov 16, 2004
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I know this is probably a "not so smart" question but I want to display a web page(http://XXX) in my DIV tag on initial start up. It is an internal Quality Assurance App and I want to display the Quality Statement in the body of my page on app start up. I want to link it to the source so if it changes I will have the latest rev automatically.
David Newton

Joined: Sep 29, 2008
Posts: 12617

c:import? Ajax?

I'm not sure what you mean by "linking it to the source"... wouldn't you be deploying the latest JSP/whatever with your app? How would that not be getting the latest?
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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You can't. It is not valid to insert a full web page (I assume you mean including <html> tags and all) inside the DOM of another.

If it's an HTML fragment that could normally appear within a <div>, that's fine. Otherwise, you'll need to use an <iframe>.

You could use an interval timer to periodically update either approach.

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