Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add some content to a few different webpages on your website and change it just by editing a single text file. You'll be able to also incorporate the output of various scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file appear on your website. This shall allow you to add some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a professional visual appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content as compared to editing every static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Website Hosting
All the website hosting we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can bring in dynamic elements to your static site which you host on our cloud system. By making a clear .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code inside it, you are able to enable SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file in question should be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you will discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any coding knowledge. Our 24/7 technical support team shall also be capable to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't confident what to do. You should furthermore make sure to change the extension of all your files that are going to utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website lead to the correct files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
Server Side Includes may be activated without any difficulty with every semi-dedicated server plan that we provide you with and the full process is going to take you just one minute and merely several clicks. You can enable SSI by creating a blank .htaccess file in a domain or subdomain main folder with the File Manager tool in your Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP app of your preference, then incorporating a number of lines of code, that you will be capable to get from the SSI article inside our in depth Knowledgebase. The only thing left following that will be to double-check if all webpages that will use Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and then to modify backlinks to different webpages on your website, in order to represent the modifications in the file extensions.