Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add some content to numerous pages on your site and change it by simply modifying an individual text file. You can furthermore add the output of different scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and giving it a professional overall look. It will likewise be easier to update this content in comparison to editing every static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

Server Side Includes is featured on our modern cloud hosting system, so no matter the Linux cloud web hosting which you pick, it's possible to make use of this feature and make your website much more dynamic. All that you will need to do will be to make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you would like to use SSI and after that add a handful of lines of code in it. You'll not require any coding skills though, as you're able basically copy the needed code from our help section, or our tech support team can assist you to activate SSI for any specified site. You just need to change the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to those web pages on the website are correct.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Server Side Includes could be enabled without difficulty with each and every semi-dedicated server package that we provide you with and the full process is going to take you only a minute and simply a few mouse clicks. You can enable SSI by setting up an empty .htaccess file within a domain name or subdomain root folder with the File Manager tool in the Hosting Control Panel or an FTP program of your choosing, then typing in a number of lines of code, that you will be able to get from the SSI article within our in depth Knowledgebase. The only thing remaining after that is to double-check if all of the pages that will make use of Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and also to update the links to different pages on your website, so as to reflect the changes in the file extensions.