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Difference between ".htm" and ".html

 
Bikash Paul
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Hi,
Can any one tell me what is the difference between ".htm" and ".html" file.
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Bikash
 
Joel Cochran
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They both function the exact same.
 
Michael Greifenkamp
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.htm goes back to the days when PCs were forced to use the 8.3 DOS naming convention (eight characters, then a period, then a 3 letter extension).
But yes, for all intents and purposes, they do the exact same thing.
 
seema sheikh
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All of these files types are just HTML (HyperText Markup Language) code. A .HTM and a .HTML file are identical, simply different extensions. They do the exact same thing, but most people try to stick to .HTML because this is the way is was originally intended. The .HTM extension was used for operating systems like Windows 3.x that did not support long file names.
 
Eric Pascarello
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seema sheikh welcome to the ranch,
Please check the date of the post. The post was made over 3 years ago asking this question. Everything you said in your post was said in the 3 posts above it.
Eric
 
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