Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add some content to numerous web pages on your website and change it by simply modifying just one text file. You'll be able to also add the output of different scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file appear on your site. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and creating a professional appearance. It will be easier to update this content in comparison with editing each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

All cloud hosting we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic elements to any static site that you host on our cloud system. By making an empty .htaccess file and typing in several lines of code within it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved must be within the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you will see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding knowledge. The 24/7 technical support team shall also be capable to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not absolutely sure what to do. You should additionally remember to change the extension of all files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site lead to the appropriate files.