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The frames service allows creating and visualizing inline frames also known as iframes. Such frames are used to embed another document within the current HTML document).

To see the Frames menu entry on the Portal, the frames=view permission is required.

For a summary of permission names and uses related to this service, please refer to this section.


If you have the frames=* permission, you can have access to all the functions mentioned below.

Frames are meant to be displayed on Platform 6 home pages or dashboards. Check the Home Pages Guide to see how you can create dashboards that display frames.

View the frames

To list and display the frames, you need to have the frames=read permission. Otherwise, you cannot read the data.

If your permission has values like this: frames=read('Frame 1', 'Frame 2'), you will only see frames Frame 1 and Frame 2.

You can view a frame by double-clicking on the line associated with the frame.

View a frame

Edit the frames

To edit the frames, the frames=edit permission is required.

You can update the frames’ name and description.


The frame’s name and the English description are mandatory and cannot be empty.

You can edit the frame’s content by changing the HTML page’s URL.

Edit a frame