Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you are able to add any kind of content to a few different pages in your site and adjust it just by editing a single text file. You'll be able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file display on your website. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and creating a professional appearance. It will be much easier to revise this content when compared with updating every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that incorporate the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

Server Side Includes may be enabled effortlessly with each semi-dedicated server package that we offer and the full process is going to take you under a minute and merely several mouse clicks. You can enable SSI by creating a blank .htaccess file in a domain name or subdomain main folder with the File Manager tool in the Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP app of your preference, then adding a few lines of code, that you will be capable to get out of the SSI article in our detailed Knowledgebase. The one thing remaining following that will be to double-check if all pages that shall use Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and to alter backlinks to different pages on your website, so as to represent the changes in the file extensions.