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An iframe allows a certain web page to load content from another source without forcing the user to navigate to that specific page.
In general, iframes should not be used as they create a strong dependency between websites over which the European institutions have no control.
In addition, an iframe could be exploited to inject potentially dangerous code.

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After January 1, 2020, every web page loading content in an iframe from a source external to institutional websites will be removed.
Exceptions to this rule are newsfeeds coming from official institutional social media accountsLoading third-party content via HTML Inline Frame elements (<iframe>) on pages within ec.europa.eu is not allowed.

If required by a justified communication need, iframe content may be embedded provided that the iframe content:

Iframes can only be used to embed internal pages, specifically pages that run applications developed in the past that can't be easily replaced.

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