Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add some content to numerous web pages in your website and adjust it by simply modifying one text file. You can also add the output of different scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file display on your site. This shall let you incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and creating a professional visual appearance. It will be simpler to update this content in comparison to updating each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All of the shared hosting we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic components to your static site that you host on our cloud system. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and entering several lines of code in it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file concerned must be in the exact folder where you are going to use SSI and you can also discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding expertise. The 24/7 technical support crew will also be in a position to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't confident how to proceed. You should also remember to change the extension of all files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site point to the correct files.