Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will permit you to contain 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 website and adjust it just by modifying a single text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file display on your website. This shall allow you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and creating a more professional overall appearance. It will be easier to update this content in comparison with updating each static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that include the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
Server Side Includes is present on our modern cloud hosting system, so regardless of the cloud package which you pick, it's possible to utilize this feature making your website a lot more dynamic. Everything you will need to do will be to make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and after that include a number of lines of code in it. You simply won't require any kind of coding skills though, since you can basically copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can help you activate SSI for any specific website. You need to simply modify the extension of the html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to those webpages on the website are correct.