How can I parse .html or .htm files as .php?

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Written by Dennis Nind

Last published at: February 12th, 2019

If using CloudLinux lsapi /LiteSpeed API, use the following:

AddType application/x-httpd-lsphp .php5 .php4 .php .php3 .php2 .phtml .html .htm
AddHandler application/x-httpd-lsphp .php5 .php4 .php .php3 .php2 .phtml .html .htm


For other PHP Handlers, you can use try the following...

Create an .htaccess file and upload it to the root of your public_html directory. Include the following lines...

 

RemoveHandler .html .htm
AddType application/x-httpd-php .php .htm .html



Because these extensions will be processed as PHP with the above command, changing the permission on those file types to 755 may be necessary.

If the above line does not work use the following:

AddType application/x-httpd-php5 .php5 .php4 .php .php3 .php2 .phtml .html .htm


or

 

AddType application/x-httpd-php .php5 .php4 .php .php3 .php2 .phtml .html .htm