App Tutorial

Embed Iframe in Notion: A Step-by-Step Guide

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Jason Gong
App automation expert
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Notion
LAST UPDATED
April 15, 2024
TL;DR

Embedding an iframe in Notion involves selecting the embed option, finding the iframe code, pasting the URL, and adjusting its size.

  • Choose 'Embed' in Notion and find the iframe code from the source website.
  • Paste the iframe URL into Notion's embed block and adjust its dimensions.
  • Be aware of common issues like unsupported sources and formatting problems.
  • Explore alternatives like Notion's built-in embed options or third-party tools for better results.

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How do I embed an iframe into Notion?

Embedding an iframe into Notion allows you to insert elements from other sites directly onto your Notion page. This feature is useful for incorporating videos, maps, documents, and more, enhancing the interactivity and accessibility of your content. However, embedding iframes in Notion comes with its nuances and potential issues. This guide will walk you through the steps to embed an iframe, address common problems, and explore alternatives when direct embedding isn't feasible.

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Steps to Embed an Iframe in Notion

To embed an iframe in Notion, follow these steps:

  1. Choose the Embed Option: In Notion, click the '+' button, type '/embed', or scroll until you find 'Embed'. Select it to add the embed block.
  2. Find the Iframe: Locate the iframe HTML code from the website you wish to embed. The code usually starts with '

Common Problems with Embedding an Iframe in Notion

While embedding iframes in Notion, you might encounter several issues:

  • Unsupported Source for Iframe: Notion may not support the website you're trying to embed due to security restrictions or the site's policies against embedding.
  • Formatting and Display Issues: The appearance of the embedded content might not align with your expectations, often requiring adjustments to the iframe's width and height.
  • Iframe Content Not Loading: Security settings of certain sites or incorrect copying of the iframe code can prevent the content from loading in Notion.
  • Problems with Mobile Viewing: The Notion mobile app may not display embedded iframes as reliably as the desktop version.

Notion Iframe Alternatives

When direct iframe embedding poses challenges, consider these alternatives:

  • Notion’s Supported Embed Options: Utilize Notion's built-in embed options for a smoother experience with fewer issues.
  • Linking Instead of Embedding: Directly linking to the content can be a reliable workaround when embedding fails.
  • Uploading Files Directly: For documents and images, uploading them directly to Notion ensures they're always accessible.
  • Third-Party Embedding Tools: Services like Embedly or Iframely offer more robust embedding capabilities, albeit often at a cost.
Discover 12 popular elements you can embed into Notion and how to make the most of them in our detailed guide at Notion Embed.

Embedding iframes in Notion enhances your pages with interactive and dynamic content, but it's important to be aware of the limitations and alternatives to ensure the best experience.

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Embedding an iframe into Notion enhances the functionality of your workspace by allowing you to integrate external web content directly onto your Notion pages. While manual embedding offers basic integration, automating your Notion workspace with Bardeen can streamline your workflow and bring a new level of efficiency.

With Bardeen's automation capabilities, you can automate various tasks within Notion, such as creating pages or storing valuable data from the web, enhancing your productivity and ensuring your workspace remains organized and up-to-date.

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