Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add some content to numerous pages in your website and modify it simply by modifying an individual text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of various scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show on your site. This will enable you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and creating a far more professional visual appearance. It will be much easier to update this content compared to updating each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our modern cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the cloud website hosting you select, it will be possible to utilize this function and make your website a lot more dynamic. Everything you have to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and then add a couple of lines of code inside. You will not need any kind of coding skills though, as you're able basically copy the needed code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you enable SSI for any specified website. You just need to modify the extension of any html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to these web pages on the site are correct.