Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add any kind of content to a few different pages on your website and change it simply by modifying one text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of various scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This shall enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional look and feel. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content in comparison to editing each static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting
All Linux shared website hosting service that we offer support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic components to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By setting up an empty .htaccess file and adding some lines of code within it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file concerned must be inside the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you'll discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any coding knowledge. Our 24/7 technical support team will also be capable to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure how to proceed. You should furthermore make sure to modify the extension of all of the files that will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site point to the proper files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
Server Side Includes could be activated easily with every single semi-dedicated server package that we offer and the whole process is going to take you less than a minute and just a number of mouse clicks. You can activate SSI by creating a blank .htaccess file inside a domain name or subdomain root folder with the File Manager tool in your Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP program of your choosing, then adding a couple of lines of code, that you will be able to get out of the SSI article inside our extensive Knowledgebase. The one thing left then shall be to double-check if all web pages that shall implement Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and to change the links to different pages on your website, to represent the modifications in the file extensions.