View Full Version : Frames acces problem

01-01-2004, 10:16 PM
Hi everyone.
This is a description of the problem I'm having.
Any help will be highly appreciated :) :

Using only JScript,
I'm trying to get some info from an external page (for example http://www.codingforums.com/ :) ) and parse information from that page into my page.

What I did was :
Create a Frameset that contains both pages - the external one, and my page (frame1.htm). Place a button on my page, that starts a function (called : getData()). This function tries to acces the other frame (the one with the external page loaded in it; the code is : **parent.right_frame.document** ), and read some of that data.

The problem :
After all this, the browser (IE6) reports the following error :
Acces denied.

That's it. I can't acces an "external" frame or rather a frame that holds an external page (not on my server)...
Help me please. This is a very important task for me. 10x in advance :)

01-01-2004, 10:50 PM
you cannot script cross-domain it is a security violation, and part of the built in security of the browser. If you want to access what is on a page from another domain you either have to do it server side, or save the page offline and work on it on your own computer.

EZ Archive Ads Plugin for vBulletin Copyright 2006 Computer Help Forum