Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add any kind of content to few different pages on your website and change it by just updating a single text file. You're able to also incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file appear on your website. This shall let you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more desirable to your site visitors and creating a far more professional appearance. It will likewise be easier to revise this content compared to updating each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that include the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
All of the shared plans that we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic elements to any static website that you host on our cloud system. By making an empty .htaccess file and typing in some lines of code in it, you can enable SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file in question needs to be in the exact folder where you will use SSI and you'll get the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 technical support team will also be capable to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not certain what to do. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all your files which will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website lead to the proper files.