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How to reference external javascript file on apache server

Alas, our coder has disappeared into the wilds of the Northwest somewhere! We don't really know javascript and are learning it on the fly.

We have an external javascript file on our website, but the html files don't seem to be referencing it. The website is hosted on a godaddy Apache server with a dedicated IP with  shared hosting  and running Linux.

The javascript file is in a subfolder "cgi-biin" of our website on the server. How do we set up a relative path to the javascript file on the Apache server--i.e., how do we reference the root of OUR website on the server?

For example, if our directory structure on the server is
      [server stuff]/our website root directory/cgi-bin/foldercheck/javascript.js
how would we reference javascript.js in the htm files?

And, as an aside, which is the better format for javascript files--js or txt?

Thanks so much. We really appreciate the help.

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Worked! Thanks so much.