how to send a variable value from an Iframe back to its parent?


If you want fetch the variable value or send variable to parent page.
Use following code:
In Parent page use this copy paste folliwing javascript.

function showValue(testval)
{
alert(testval);
//here in parent page you call any other function as per your need.
}

In Iframe page use following code. In Iframe page use this copy paste folliwing javascript.

// Calls the function showValue in the parent object
// and passes the value of ‘t’ to it
function passToParent(val)
{
var testval;
if ( (testval = window.parent) && (testval = testval.showValue) && (‘function’ == typeof testval || ‘object’ == typeof testval) ){
testval(val);
}
}

This will solve your problem.

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About Purab Kharat

I am WordPress and Drupal Architect. I worked on many technologies like Ruby on Rails, Flex, PHP etc... I am Purab Kharat from India, Pune. I love to play chess and listen music and read books. I work in SY Smartsourcing Global Pvt Ltd in Princeton, NJ, USA. Now I am living at Plainsboro, 164 Hampshire Drive, Princeton Meadows, NJ. I have more then Ten years experience in Web Application Development (Specially in Php 5.0, Ruby on Rails, Mysql 5.0, RIA, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Ecommerce)

One thought on “how to send a variable value from an Iframe back to its parent?

  1. this is not working if the iframe is on another domain than the parent page. Permission denied when trying to access window.parent, does anyone know how to workaround in order to send a notification from iframe to its parent page ?changing a bit or something, how can i notify it ?

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