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HTML and External Files

Posted on 1999-07-16
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Last Modified: 2010-05-18
My ISP does not allow CGI etc.

Is it possible to get a normal HTML file to load info from a text file or access style database?

If it IS possible (In either way) could you please give an example showing how to do this.

Many thanks

Question by:kazraver
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johnny99 earned 400 total points
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It's not possible using standard HTML, but it is possible using Server-Side Includes, so you should ask your ISP if they do that.

If they do you'll have to include code something like this:

<!--# include foo.txt-->

and you may have to rename your documents .shtml or .shtm. If your ISP doesn't allow this, find another ISP that does!

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ID: 1852062
How about using a script?

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Fixed the -1 problem on this question.
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