Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add any kind of content to few different pages on your site and adjust it just by editing one text file. You can additionally incorporate the output of various scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show up on your site. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and creating a more professional appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content in comparison with editing each static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our innovative cloud hosting system, so whatever the Linux shared website hosting package you choose, it will be easy to make use of this function making your website much more dynamic. All you will need to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you would like to use SSI and include a number of lines of code in it. You will not need any kind of coding skills though, as you're able to basically copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can help you enable SSI for any specified site. You just have to change the extension of any html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to those pages on the site are accurate.