Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add some content to few different pages in your website and change it by simply modifying just one text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so 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 webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and creating a professional overall appearance. It will also be easier to revise this content in comparison with editing each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
Server Side Includes may be activated effortlessly with every single semi-dedicated server plan that we provide you with and the entire process will take you just one minute and merely a number of mouse clicks. You can enable SSI by making a blank .htaccess file in a domain or subdomain main folder with the File Manager tool in the Hosting Control Panel or perhaps an FTP program of your choosing, then adding a few lines of code, which you will be able to get from the SSI article inside our detailed Knowledgebase. The only thing left following that will be to double-check if all pages that shall implement Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and to change backlinks to different web pages on your website, in order to represent the modifications in the file extensions.