Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you'll be able to add some content to various webpages in your site and modify it by simply modifying a single text file. You'll be able to also incorporate the output of various scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file display on your website. This will let you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and giving it a professional visual appearance. It will likewise be simpler to update this content in comparison with updating every static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is featured on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the cloud hosting that you select, it's possible to make use of this function and make your site a lot more dynamic. Everything you have to do is going to be create a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain where you want to use SSI and then add a couple of lines of code inside it. You simply won't require any coding skills though, as you can simply just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you to activate SSI for a given site. You just have to change the extension of the html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all of the links to these web pages on the website are appropriate.