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Re: include facility in html

From: Daniel Brooks <sfkrsve2@scfn.thpl.lib.fl.us>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 1998 15:22:33 -0400 (EDT)
To: Cultimo <jeroen-g@bigfoot.com>
cc: Marty Landman <marty@catnmoose.com>, www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.95.980830151933.24648B-100000@scfn>
On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, Cultimo wrote:

:)>So why isn't there a tag for including text in html code?
:)Since I'm stuck with a provider that has only an NT information server 
:)(no ssi possibilities available for the users says the providers 
:)management) and I want to get rid of the frames on my web site I'm at the 
:)moment looking for a way to do exactly what is described here.
:)If there is anybody who knows a way to do it, or simulate it, it would be 
:)great. I heard that it can be done with css but I want my site to be read 
:)with a great variety of browsers, so I have to wait before that can be 
:)implemented that way.

It is very easy. Just set up a file on your PC that holds the footer. Then
copy it and paste it into all your files that need that footer. A faster
solution would be to learn the scripting language in your editor and make
it do it for you. You could make the editor search for a specific string
and replace it with the footer. It is kinda like doing the SSI before the
user asks for it. 

Daniel Brooks

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