Display external files in posts using shortcode

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Adding this snippet to the functions.php of your wordpress theme will allow you to include the content of an external file within your page using shortcode.

function show_file_func( $atts ) {
  extract( shortcode_atts( array(
    'file' => ''
  ), $atts ) );
  if ($file!='')
    return @file_get_contents($file);
add_shortcode( 'show_file', 'show_file_func' );
[show_file file="http://wpsnipp.com/data.html"]

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  1. This works great for what i need, unfortunately my site css is overriding the appearance. Can i force the embedded file to retain its CSS properties?

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