On Mon, 2009-08-24 at 23:16 -0600, mike bode wrote:
> I am trying to use PHP on my web site I am developing now. I have installed
> Apache 2.2 and PHP 5.2. My problem is that I can execute PHP code embedded
> in my HTML code, but I can't execute the same cose when I put it into a
> separate .php file that i then call from within the html code. for example:
> I have a html file with
> echo "Printing with php";
> and it works fine.
> When I take out the php code and put it inot a file pp.php, and I call that
> file with my browser ("localhost/pp.php"), it works, too.
> But when I change the html code to:
> I get a blank page. this is probably something really stupid, but I have
> been wrecking my head for days now, and I can't figure it out. anybody has
> an idea?
Yes, this is not how you use PHP! PHP isn't embedded in HTML, it's
actually the other way round.
You should make the main page a .php page and from there you can include
the necessary HTML parts like so:
// body code here
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