Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you're able to add any kind of content to few different pages on your site and adjust it by just modifying just one text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file display on your site. This will help you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and giving it a professional visual appearance. It will be quicker to update this content in comparison with editing each static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

All of the cloud website hosting we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you can include dynamic components to your static site which you host on our cloud platform. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and typing in a few lines of code in it, you can activate SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file in question needs to be inside the particular folder where you are going to use SSI and you can get the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you don't need any coding expertise. The 24/7 tech support staff will also be capable to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not sure what to do. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all your files that are going to utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website point to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

Server Side Includes could be enabled with ease with each semi-dedicated server plan that we provide and the entire process will take you less than a minute and merely several clicks. You can enable SSI by setting up a blank .htaccess file within a domain name or subdomain main folder with the File Manager tool in the Hosting Control Panel or an FTP app of your preference, then typing in a couple of lines of code, that you will be able to get from the SSI article inside our thorough Knowledgebase. The one thing remaining after that will be to double-check if all pages that will implement Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and to edit backlinks to different web pages on your site, so as to represent the changes in the file extensions.