Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add any kind of content to various web pages on your website and alter it simply by modifying just one text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file display on your website. This will let you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional overall appearance. It will be quicker to revise this content compared to updating every static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
Since our unique cloud hosting platform features Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be possible make use of this feature with the cloud hosting packages that we offer and incorporate dynamic content to your websites with a few mouse clicks. SSI is activated for each particular domain or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the website folder with a couple of lines of code. Naturally, you do not have to turn into a coder for that as the required code may be copied from the Help post we have about Server Side Includes. If you want to utilize this function for your website, you need to rename your site files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all of the links on your site lead to the up to date names.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
Server Side Includes can be activated with ease with each semi-dedicated server package that we offer and the full process shall take you just one minute and only a number of mouse clicks. You can enable SSI by making a blank .htaccess file inside a domain name or subdomain root folder with the File Manager tool in the Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP app of your choosing, then typing in a number of lines of code, that you will be able to copy out of the SSI article within our complete Knowledgebase. The one thing left following that shall be to double-check if all pages that shall make use of Server Side Includes are renamed from .html to .shtml and to alter the links to different pages on your site, so as to reflect the modifications in the file extensions.