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    iframe embedded form is covered by other page elements when viewed on mobile/responsive

    Asked by macaulayscott on September 11, 2015 at 12:46 PM

    I have switched to an iframe embedded form to enable viewing on mobile phones. Now when the browser window size is reduced, or the form is viewed on mobile phones, other responsive elements on the page cover the form up. Please help! Thanks, James.

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    Answered by jonathan on September 11, 2015 at 06:17 PM

    When I check your form http://www.jotformpro.com/form/30933049146958 on your website using a mobile device emulator I was also able to see the problem.

    I assume you meant this problem


    Can you please try re-embedding the form to your website using this iframe code instead

    <iframe id="JotFormIFrame" onload="window.parent.scrollTo(0,0)" allowtransparency="true" src="//form.jotformpro.com/form/30933049146958" frameborder="0" style="width:100%; height:1196px; border:none;" scrolling="no"></iframe>


    I removed the script part of the default iframe embed code. Let us try to test how it goes when on the website page. 

    Make sure you clear first also any previous embed code of the form, before adding the iframe code I provided.

    Please let us know if this did not make any difference.



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    Answered by macaulayscott on September 12, 2015 at 06:17 AM

    Thanks Jonathan. You are right about the problem. I have made the suggested change and unfortunately it did not fix the issue.

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    Answered by jonathan on September 12, 2015 at 06:40 PM

    I apologize for the mistake. Unfortunately, I did not realize that the forum message editor had modified the embed code I provided previously. 

    As you can see on the message the src URL had become incorrect because it was stripped with the full path -- it was lacking http.


    Can you please try it instead using the iframe embed code using your Form Builder.

    Re-embed the iframe code using the one from the Form Builder.

    user guide: https://www.jotform.com/help/148-Getting-the-Form-iFrame-Code


    Please retry this first.

    I understand the frustration as it it seems to be just repeating, but getting the fresh embed code do have effect.

    Let us know if still did not resolve the issue.



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    Answered by macaulayscott on September 14, 2015 at 05:08 AM

    Hi, I have re-embedded and the issue is not resolved.

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    Answered by Charlie on September 14, 2015 at 12:39 PM


    It seems like there's a problem where the embed code is wrapped.

    You'll noticed that the embed code is wrapped on a class element "responsive-embed" which has a height of "0". Another is that it is also wrapped in a <p> which is a paragraph tag. I would recommend removing it there and place it on a <div> element instead.

    I also noticed the <script> code under the "responsive-embed", I believe it should be under or just on the same level of the iFrame code. But you could try removing it.

    See if any of those suggestions would work. I hope that helps.

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    Answered by macaulayscott on September 15, 2015 at 05:46 AM

    Thanks for your assistance. I have removed the responsive-embed element and the <p> tags with no effect. Regarding the <script> under the iframe I'm not sure how it gets there. it's not on the html page I am editing. I hope the screen shot below helps.


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    Answered by Charlie on September 15, 2015 at 09:48 AM


    I'm checking the website link and the element class "responsive-embed" is still being added when I resized the screen window. It looks like you are using a script or you have a CSS file to make your website mobile responsive, is that correct?


    I see that the class "responsive-embed" is found in the style.responsive.css, in the screenshot below you'll see the line and the CSS design for the responsive-embed. The height is set to "0" or none. Try setting it to 1000px, same with the iFrame embed code. See if adjusting that part of your CSS will make the form more responsive.


    Let us know if that works.

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    Answered by macaulayscott on September 17, 2015 at 10:06 AM

    Excellent that's great. Thank you for your help. The form now works with the responsive layout. I changed height as suggested. It seemed the "responsive-embed" "height" needed any figure other than 0. I also had to change the code beneath "responsive-embed iframe" so the position was set to "relative" not "absolute" Thanks again.

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    Answered by Charlie on September 17, 2015 at 11:37 AM

    You're welcome. Glad to hear that you resolved the problem in your end.

    Should you need any assistance again, please do not hesitate to open a new thread here in the forum.

    Thank you.