Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you can add any kind of content to few different web pages in your website and adjust it by just updating one text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your website. This will let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional overall look. It will likewise be simpler to update this content as compared to updating every static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting
As our custom cloud hosting system has Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be easy to work with this function with the cloud web hosting plans that we feature and add dynamic content to your websites with only a few clicks. SSI is enabled for every individual domain or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with only a few lines of code. Naturally, you don't have to be a developer for that since the required code may be copied from the Help post that we have related to Server Side Includes. If you would like to use this feature for your site, it's important to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you will have to double-check if all links on your website lead to the modified names.