Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you can add some content to numerous webpages on your site and modify it just by modifying an individual text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of various scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your site. This shall allow you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and creating a far more professional appearance. It will also be simpler to revise this content in comparison to editing each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
All of the cloud plans that we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic elements to any static site which 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 perhaps a subdomain. The file in question needs to be within the exact folder where you are going to use SSI you'll be able to see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding experience. The 24/7 technical support crew will also be able to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't confident how to proceed. You should also remember to change the extension of all of the files that will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website point to the appropriate files.