You can use old style #include statements in ASP.NET, however the recommended method is to use User Controls. Check out http://www.asp101.com/lessons/usercontrols.asp for an example. -----Original Message----- From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Casey Crookston Sent: September 30, 2004 12:44 PM To: g1notami at zoominternet.net; thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] SSI's in ASP.NET Still learning the basic in's-n-outs of ASP.NET. How come a basic server side include won't process? <!-- #include file = "includes/navigation.aspx" --> There is no error... it just simply does not include. The path is correct and the file exists. Thanks.