Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add any kind of content to various web pages in your website and adjust it by just editing an individual text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file appear on your site. This shall let you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a professional visual appearance. It will be easier to update this content when compared with updating each static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Web Hosting

All the web hosting plans we offer support Server Side Includes, so that you can add dynamic elements to any static site which you host on our cloud system. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and adding a few lines of code inside it, you're able to enable SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file concerned needs to be within the specific folder where you will use SSI and you can also discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any coding expertise. The 24/7 tech support crew will also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you are not sure what to do. You should also remember to modify the extension of all files which will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site lead to the right files.