Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add any kind of content to a few different webpages on your site and adjust it by simply editing one text file. You can also incorporate the output of various scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and creating a more professional appearance. It will likewise be easier to revise this content in comparison with editing every static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that include the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

As our customized cloud hosting platform offers Server Side Includes on a global level, it is possible to implement this feature with the cloud web hosting plans that we feature and add in dynamic content to your websites with only a few mouse clicks. SSI can be enabled for each particular domain or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the website folder with a few lines of code. Naturally, you don't have to turn into a programmer for that because the needed code may be copied from the Help post that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you wish to utilize this function for your website, you must rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all of the links on your site lead to the up to date names.