Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add some content to few different pages in your site and adjust it simply by editing one text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show on your website. This shall allow you to add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a more professional visual appearance. It will also be quicker to update this content in comparison to updating every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that include the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All Linux cloud web hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you can add dynamic elements to any static website that you host on our cloud system. By making a blank .htaccess file and entering a few lines of code in it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file concerned must be inside the specific folder where you are going to use SSI and you'll see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 technical support crew shall also be in a position to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not confident what to do. You should additionally make sure to modify the extension of all of the files which will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site point to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Server Side Includes can be enabled effortlessly with every single semi-dedicated server plan that we offer and the full process is going to take you only a minute and simply several clicks. You can enable SSI by setting up an empty .htaccess file in a domain or subdomain main folder using the File Manager tool in your Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP program of your preference, then typing in a couple of lines of code, which you will be capable to get from the SSI article within our extensive Knowledgebase. The one thing remaining after that will be to double-check if all webpages that will implement Server Side Includes are renamed from .html to .shtml and also to modify the links to different pages on your website, to represent the modifications in the file extensions.