how can I insert an html file into another html file using javascript or jquery?

how can I insert an html file into another html file using javascript or jquery?
BRDigital MarketingAsked:
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Shaun VermaakTechnical SpecialistCommented:
As in read it and insert it into a DIV or as in an IFRAME?
BRDigital MarketingAuthor Commented:
not iframe,
I have a menu, navigation bar menu..
I want to save the menu as an html page and insert it in every page that I want to use this menu.
how can I do that using jquery or javascript?
Chinmay PatelChief Technology NinjaCommented:
Hi BR,

The technique you want to use is called JavaScript templating. You can do it on your own or you can use an existing framework such as:
And then in your code define the template as shown here:

Steps to do this for your own Menu system would be
1. Include the template engine : <script src="js/tmpl.min.js"></script>
2. Define your menu content as shown in the sample/s above.
3. Have fun :)

If you don't like the template engine I have mentioned, you can always find some others here:


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BRDigital MarketingAuthor Commented:
Thank you
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