I apologize if this is a simple issue, but my research hasn't yielded an answer yet. What I want to do is have a WordPress Page that takes it's content from an HTML file on the filesystem. I want to be able to leave comments on that page as well. I'm using WP 2.0.1. I've come up with a few methods, but I haven't solved the issue yet.
Method 1: Copy and paste the contents of the HTML file into a WP page
- cons: You have to use the WP Unformatted plugin to stop wpautop from inserting extraneous line break and paragraph tags. You must copy/paste any time the HTML file changes. You must specify a full path to any images used within that page and to any links.
- pros: It is POSSIBLE to use WP unformatted plugin. You can select any page template you want and can have
comments on the pages.
Method 2: Use the EZStatic plugin and link to my "page" as index.php?static=file.html
- cons: doesn't allow you to choose a page template or leave comments, doesn't allow for the WP unformatted plugin
- pros: easier maintainance when the HTML files change
Method 3: Use the EZStatic plugin, create a real WordPress Page, and include the HTML file from that page
- pros: ?
- cons: I can't get it to include anything!
Method 1 is mostly fine but harder to update. Method 2 is out unless the limitations can be overcome. Method 3 I haven't gotten to work, so I don't know if it meets my needs.
Does anyone have any suggestions?