Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you can add any kind of content to various web pages on your website and adjust it by just editing a single text file. You are able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file show on your website. This shall help you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more inviting to your visitors and creating a more professional overall look. It will be much easier to revise this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

All of the Linux cloud website hosting we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic components to your static site which you host on our cloud platform. By making an empty .htaccess file and adding some lines of code within it, you are able to enable SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved should be within the specific folder where you will make use of SSI you'll be able to find the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any coding experience. Our 24/7 technical support team shall also be capable to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident how to proceed. You should also make sure to modify the extension of all of the files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site point to the appropriate files.