Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you can add any kind of content to a few different webpages on your website and adjust it simply by editing a single text file. You are able to additionally add the output of various scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file display on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a professional overall look. It will also be easier to revise this content when compared with updating every static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our modern cloud hosting system, so regardless of the cloud plan that you choose, you'll be able to use this feature and make your website a lot more dynamic. All that you will have to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and after that add a number of lines of code inside. You will not need any kind of coding skills however, as you're able to simply just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can help you enable SSI for a given website. You need to simply modify the extension of the html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all of the links to these pages on the site are correct.