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Running external php file from HTML page

Running external php file from HTML page

(OP)
Hi everyone
This is my "hello.php" file:

CODE -->

<?php 
 	$myConnection = NEW MYSQLI('localhost','root','a','b');
 	IF(!$myConnection)
 	DIE('ccc' .MYSQLI_CONNECT_ERROR());
 	echo 'Hello world';
 ?> 
When I load it thorough my browser typing at the address bar:
http://localhost/hello.php I get an "Hello world" declaration on my display.
Then I create an hello.HTML file with the following code:

CODE

<!DOCTYPE>
 <html>
 <head>	
 </head>
 <body>
 	<a href="hello.php">php</a>				
 </body>
 </html> 

when I load "hello.html" and click "php" anchor, what I get at my display is the php file's source code.
I dont get the desired "Hello world".
Could anyone tell me why and what should I change to make the browser show "Hello" and not the source code?
Thanks

RE: Running external php file from HTML page

How are you loading the HTML page?

Are you loading it as "http://localhost/hello.html" in a browser? Or are you just double clicking the html file in a folder?



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Phil AKA Vacunita
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OS-ception: Running Linux on a Virtual Machine in Windows which itself is running in a Virtual Machine on Mac OSx.

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RE: Running external php file from HTML page

(OP)
You got me there smile
I double clicked blush
Uploadind the way you indicated solved that annoying problem.
Thanks a lot !

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