Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add some content to various pages on your website and modify it by simply modifying one text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show up on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and creating a much more professional look and feel. It will also be quicker to revise this content in comparison to updating every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All of the cloud web hosting that we offer support Server Side Includes, so that you can add dynamic elements to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code within it, you're able to enable SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file in question needs to be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI you'll be able to find the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any kind of coding practical experience. Our 24/7 tech support team will also be able to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not confident how to proceed. You should furthermore make sure to change the extension of all your files that are going to make use of 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 Hosting

Server Side Includes could be activated without any difficulty with each and every semi-dedicated server plan that we provide you with and the whole process shall take you less than a minute and simply a couple of clicks. You can activate SSI by making 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 program of your preference, then typing in a few lines of code, which you'll be able to copy from the SSI article within our thorough Knowledgebase. The one thing remaining then is to double-check if all of the webpages that will implement Server Side Includes are renamed from .html to .shtml and to edit the links to different pages on your site, as a way to reflect the changes in the file extensions.