Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add any kind of content to a few different web pages on your website and alter it by just modifying a single text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your site. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and giving it a much more professional look and feel. It will also be simpler to update this content compared to editing every static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

All cloud website hosting service we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you can include dynamic components to any static website that you host on our cloud platform. By creating 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 needs to be inside the particular folder where you are going to use SSI and you can also see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 tech support crew shall also be in a position to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure what to do. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all your files which will use SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

Server Side Includes could be activated in no time with every semi-dedicated server package that we provide you with and the full process shall take you just one minute and simply several clicks. You can enable SSI by creating a blank .htaccess file inside a domain name or subdomain main folder using the File Manager tool in your Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP app of your choice, then incorporating a few lines of code, which you'll be able to get from the SSI article in our extensive Knowledgebase. The only thing remaining following that shall be to double-check if all web pages that will implement Server Side Includes are renamed from .html to .shtml and then to modify the links to different webpages on your website, in order to represent the changes in the file extensions.