Where can I run a PHP code

Yes, you can run PHP in an HTML page.

I have successfully executed PHP code in my HTML files for many years. (For the curious, this is because I have over 8,000 static HTML files created by me and others over the last 20 years and I didn't want to lose search engine ranking by changing them and, more importantly, I have too many other things to work on).

I am not an expert -- below is what I've tried and what works for me. Please don't ask me to explain it.

Everything below involves adding a line or two to your .htaccess file.

Here is what one host ( http://simolyhosting.net ) support did for me in 2008 -- but it no longer works for me now.

That solution appears to be deprecated now, though it might work for you.

Here's what's working for me now:

(This page has PHP code that executes properly with the above solution -- http://mykindred.com/bumstead/steeplehistory.htm )


Below are other solutions I found -- they are NOT MINE:


https://forums.cpanel.net/threads/cant-execute-php-in-html-since-ea4-upgrade.569531

I'm seeing this across many servers I've recently upgraded to EA4. Using cPanel Apache handlers or adding this directly in to .htaccess (same as cPanel does through gui add handlers):

Sep 9, 2016

https://help.1and1.com/hosting-c37630/scripts-and-programming-languages-c85099/php-c37728/parsing-php-code-within-html-pages-a602364.html

Open a text editor such as wordpad, notepad, nano, etc. and add the following line:

If you want to use PHP 5.4 instead of PHP 5.2 then use the following line instead:

https://www.godaddy.com/community/Developer-Cloud-Portal/Running-php-in-html-files/td-p/2776

To run HTML using FastCGI/PHP, try adding this code to the .htaccess file for the directory the script is in:

You can add additional lines for other file extensions if needed.

answered Sep 22 '16 at 17:44

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