Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add some content to numerous webpages in your website and adjust it by just updating one text file. You can additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your site. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and giving it a far more professional overall look. It will likewise be easier to revise this content as compared to editing each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All shared packages that we provide support Server Side Includes, so that you can bring in dynamic components to any static website that you host on our cloud system. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and adding a couple of lines of code in it, you are able to enable SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file concerned needs to be within the exact folder where you are going to use SSI and you will find the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 tech support crew will also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not certain how to proceed. 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 site lead to the appropriate files.