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I wish to enable SSI's (server-side includes) on my HTML pages on GoDaddy.

I want lines like this to be processed properly:

<!--#include virtual="/include/header.html"-->

Is this possible and how can it be done?

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Spoke with GoDaddy support.

They do support SSI, but only with '.shtml' files.

No configuration is necessary, simply make sure the files containing the SSI's have a '.shtml' extension.

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Not true. I've got this working on two different shared hosting accounts with GoDaddy using this .htaccess:

AddType text/html .shtml .shtm .htm .html 
AddHandler server-parsed .shtml .shtm .htm .html 

However, from searching around, it looks like they claim you no longer need to edit your .htaccess.

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"No longer true" might be a nicer approach when responding to a two year old answer. – ceejayoz Mar 15 '13 at 20:04

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