Server Side Includes (SSI) is a popular server-side scripting language, used to incorporate the content of one file inside another file. It's utilized primarily with online content and it can help make a static HTML site far more dynamic. If you wish to have a daily quote shown on numerous webpages on your site, as an example, you can create a text file and switch the quote inside it every day. All of the web pages in which this file is integrated are going to show the updated quote, so you'll not need to change every one of them manually each time. SSI can also be used to contain the output of basic functions as opposed to a static file - for instance, the viewer's IP address, a hit counter or even the present date and time. This way, you can make your website look far more professional and more attractive to the site visitors. Pages that employ SSI have a .shtml extension.
Server Side Includes in Web Hosting
Server Side Includes is supported on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so whatever the web hosting that you choose, you'll be able to make use of this function making your site a lot more dynamic. All that you need to do will be to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain where you wish to use SSI and after that include a handful of lines of code inside. You won't need any kind of coding skills however, since you can just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you activate SSI for any given website. You just need to customize the extension of any html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to these webpages on the website are appropriate.