Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add any kind of content to various pages in your site and change it by just modifying just one text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show up on your website. This will allow you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a professional overall appearance. It will also be simpler to revise this content as compared to editing every static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting
All Linux cloud website hosting packages that we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic elements to your static site that you host on our cloud system. By creating a blank .htaccess file and typing in a few lines of code inside it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file involved needs to be inside the exact folder where you will use SSI and you can discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding experience. The 24/7 technical support staff shall also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident how to proceed. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all of the files that are going to make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site lead to the right files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Server Side Includes could be activated with ease with every semi-dedicated server package that we provide you with and the full process will take you just one minute and simply several mouse clicks. You can enable SSI by setting up an empty .htaccess file within a domain or subdomain root folder using the File Manager tool in your Hosting Control Panel or an FTP application of your choosing, then adding a few lines of code, which you will be able to copy out of the SSI article in our detailed Knowledgebase. The one thing remaining after that will be to double-check if all of the pages that will use Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and also to alter backlinks to different webpages on your site, so as to represent the changes in the file extensions.