Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you'll be able to add some content to a few different web pages in your website and alter it by simply editing one text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file appear on your site. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and creating a professional visual appearance. It will likewise be quicker to revise this content as compared to editing each static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

Since our unique cloud hosting platform supports Server Side Includes on a global level, you are able to work with this feature with the cloud web hosting plans we feature and incorporate dynamic content to your websites with a couple of mouse clicks. SSI can be activated for each particular domain or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a couple of lines of code. Certainly, there is no need to turn into a programmer for that since the required code may be copied from the Help post that we have about Server Side Includes. If you wish to utilize this function for your website, you must rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you've got to double-check if all of the links on your site point to the updated names.