Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add any kind of content to few different pages in your site and alter it simply by updating a single text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of different scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This shall let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and giving it a much more professional look and feel. It will also be quicker to revise this content when compared with updating each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
All of the cloud hosting we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to include dynamic components to any static site which you host on our cloud platform. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and adding a couple of lines of code inside, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file involved must be within the particular folder where you are going to use SSI and you can discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding experience. Our 24/7 tech support team will also be capable to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident how to proceed. You should also remember to change the extension of all your files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site lead to the correct files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
Server Side Includes may be activated in no time with each semi-dedicated server plan that our company offers and the whole process shall take you just one minute and just a couple of mouse clicks. You can enable SSI by creating a blank .htaccess file inside a domain or subdomain main folder using the File Manager tool in the Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP application of your choosing, then typing in a few lines of code, that you will be able to get out of the SSI article in our complete Knowledgebase. The one thing remaining then will be to double-check if all of the pages that shall implement Server Side Includes are renamed from .html to .shtml and to alter the links to different pages on your website, in order to reflect the modifications in the file extensions.