Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add any kind of content to few different pages on your website and change it just by editing an individual text file. You can furthermore add the output of different scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show on your site. This shall help you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and giving it a much more professional appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content in comparison to editing each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Hosting
All hosting plans that we offer support Server Side Includes, so that you can include dynamic components to your static site that you host on our cloud system. By making an empty .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code in it, you're able to activate SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file in question must be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you will discover the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any kind of coding expertise. Our 24/7 tech support team shall also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not certain how to proceed. You should also make sure to change the extension of all of the files which will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website point to the correct files.