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PHP Build a Simple PHP Application Creating the Menu and Footer Including the Header

Timothy Chan
Timothy Chan
3,715 Points

PHP Server Handles PHP Code in More Than Just .PHP

The correct answer I believe can be handled in both the .php as well as the .html. Recall that in HTML files although it probably is not best practice, one could drop <?php ?> inside. See: http://php.about.com/od/learnphp/qt/php_with_html.htm

As such I believe the answer should be C) Both of them

2 Answers

Christopher Hall
Christopher Hall
9,052 Points

By default, the Apache web server is not set up to interpret PHP code in .html files. It would show as raw code, not as PHP output. You have to specifically configure the server to accomplish that, like the example below:

.htaccess file

// Enables php interpretation in .html files
AddHandler php-script .html
Timothy Chan
Timothy Chan
3,715 Points

Ah..that makes sense then.

Thanks! -Timothy