Chapter 11. Cross-Document Communication
There are many cases where integrating external content into a web page can really make a difference to its richness. It is no secret that the Web isn't as static as it initially was, and including pieces from other pages, importing raw data, RSS feeds, or so-called widgets has become a norm as found on Netvibes or iGoogle (shown in Figure 11-1), where content and tools from several sources are appropriately brought together in a single page to supply users with a kind of synthesis of their interests.
Figure 11.1. iGoogle lets you create your own unique page by grouping external content
This can be quite easily ...