Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to numerous webpages on your site and adjust it by simply updating one text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your site. This shall enable you to add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and creating a more professional visual appearance. It will also be easier to revise this content compared to updating every static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that include the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

All cloud hosting we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic components to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By making an empty .htaccess file and entering some lines of code inside it, you're able to activate SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file in question needs to be inside the particular folder where you are going to use SSI you'll be able to discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding practical experience. Our 24/7 technical support team will also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't certain how to proceed. You should also remember to modify the extension of all your files which will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website lead to the proper files.