Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add some content to a few different webpages on your website and adjust it by just updating one text file. You're able to also add the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file appear on your website. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your visitors and creating a professional visual appearance. It will likewise be quicker to update this content when compared with editing every 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 any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the shared hosting which you pick, you'll be able to make use of this feature making your website much more dynamic. All you need to do is going to be set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain where you want to use SSI and add a handful of lines of code inside. You simply won't require any kind of coding skills however, since you can simply copy the necessary code from our help section, or our tech support team can help you enable SSI for any specified website. You just have to customize the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these webpages on the website are appropriate.