Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add any kind of content to few different webpages on your website and modify it just by modifying just one text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and creating a far more professional look and feel. It will be quicker to revise this content in comparison with updating each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

As our custom made cloud hosting system supports Server Side Includes on a global level, you are able make use of this function with all of the cloud hosting plans that we have and bring dynamic content to your sites with a couple of clicks. SSI is activated for each particular domain or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the website folder with a few lines of code. Certainly, you do not have to turn into a programmer for that since the required code can be copied from the Help article that we have about Server Side Includes. If you wish to use this function for your website, you'll want to rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all of the links on your site point to the modified names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Server Side Includes may be activated with no trouble with every single semi-dedicated server package that we provide and the whole process is going to take you only a minute and just several mouse clicks. You can enable SSI by creating a blank .htaccess file in a domain name or subdomain main folder using the File Manager tool in the Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP program of your choosing, then typing in a couple of lines of code, that you will be able to copy out of the SSI article inside our in depth Knowledgebase. The one thing left then shall be to double-check if all of the pages that shall use Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and to alter the links to different web pages on your site, to represent the changes in the file extensions.