Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add some content to numerous web pages on your site and change it simply by updating an individual text file. You'll be able to also add the output of distinctive scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file appear on your site. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and creating a far more professional overall look. It will also be quicker to revise this content in comparison with editing every static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting
All of the shared website hosting we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic elements to your static website which you host on our cloud platform. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and typing in a few lines of code in it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file in question should be within the particular folder where you will use SSI and you can also get the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any kind of coding expertise. Our 24/7 technical support staff shall also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't absolutely sure how to proceed. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all your files that are going to implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site point to the appropriate files.