Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you can add some content to various pages in your site and modify it simply by editing a single text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file display on your website. This will let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and creating a far more professional visual appearance. It will be much easier to revise this content as compared to editing each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Web Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our modern cloud hosting system, so whatever the web hosting plan that you select, it will be possible to utilize this feature making your site a lot more dynamic. Everything you must do will be to create a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and after that include a number of lines of code inside. You simply will not require any coding skills however, since you can just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our tech support team can assist you activate SSI for a specified website. You just have to modify the extension of the html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to those pages on the site are accurate.