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Jeff Kelley
Text Files
on Apr 15, 2008 at 5:32:39 pm

Hi,

Keep in mind that I am new at web design and still using basic html. Is it possible to link a text file to a website for updates? Let's say I have a part of my site that I want have a updated message daily. I don't want to go into the code and change it everyday. Is there a way I can use a text file, put in a directory and that will change the text on my page?

I do this for playlist of music and video but can't find the code for text.

Thanks
Jeff


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Jeff Kelley
Re: Text Files
on May 6, 2008 at 3:10:48 pm

My Question my have been really stupid not even to get one response!



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Curtis Thompson
Re: Text Files
on May 6, 2008 at 3:19:18 pm

hello...

yes - php, jsp, perl, etc. (any scripting language) can read a text file and place the contents into an html block any time a user loads up that page...

if you are comfortable with scripting, you can start with the most likely viable candidate, which is php:

http://us.php.net/file

hope that helps!

sitruc





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Jeff Kelley
Re: Text Files
on May 19, 2008 at 4:26:17 pm

Thanks, Just what I needed.



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