Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you can add some content to various web pages on your site and adjust it by just editing an individual text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file display on your website. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and creating a far more professional overall appearance. It will likewise be easier to update this content when compared with updating each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
It will be possible to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud hosting plans that we offer you and activate it individually for every single domain or subdomain inside your hosting account. This can be achieved by using an .htaccess file, which should be put into the folder in which you want to use SSI and you have to type in a couple of lines of code in that file. You'll find the code within our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to simply just copy and paste it, as you don't need any programming skills to benefit from all functions that our services come with. If you have by now built your website and you want to employ Server Side Includes afterwards, you will need to ensure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, otherwise SSI will not work.