Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add some content to a few different pages in your site and change it by just updating just one text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts so the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your site. This shall allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and creating a much more professional visual appearance. It will likewise be easier to revise this content in comparison with editing each static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
All Linux cloud hosting packages we provide support Server Side Includes, so you can incorporate dynamic components to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By creating a blank .htaccess file and entering a couple of lines of code within it, you are able to enable SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file in question should be inside the specific folder where you are going to use SSI you'll be able to see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding experience. The 24/7 technical support team will also be in a position to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not certain what to do. You should also make sure to modify the extension of all your files that will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website point to the proper files.