SHTML file format description
Many people share .shtml files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .shtml file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .shtml files.
1 filename extension(s) found in our database.
.shtm - HTML Document with SSI
The SHTM document files are related to Internet Explorer. SHTML file is a HTML Document with SSI. Server Side Includes (SSI) are directives that are placed in HTML pages, and evaluated on the server while the pages are being served.
- Internet Explorer
- Document files
- - / -
- sht, shtml, ssi
- HTML Document with SSI related extensions:
Naturally, other applications may also use the .shtml file extension. Even harmful programs can create .shtml files. Be especially cautious with .shtml files coming from an unknown source!
Can't open a .shtml file?
When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:
Windows can't open this file:
To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.
To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
The .shtml file extension is often given incorrectly!
According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:
chtml, zhtml, shtm, stml
Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?
Similar file extensions in our database:
- XHTML Document
- QuickTime HTML
- Compact HTML Document
- HTML Document with SSI
- Sealed HTML Document
- Secure IE Zipped HTML
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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android
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