Server Side Includes (SSI) is a common server-side scripting language, which is used to add the content of one file within another file. It's utilized mostly with online content and it could make a static HTML website a lot more dynamic. If you want to have a daily quote displayed on several webpages of your website, for example, you can make a text file and replace the quote within it every single day. All the web pages in which this file is incorporated will display the modified quote, so you will not need to alter all of them by hand every time. SSI may also be used to incorporate the output of basic functions rather than a static file - for instance, the client's IP address, a hit counter or even the current date and time. In this way, you may make your website look far more professional and much more appealing to the site visitors. Web pages that use SSI have a .shtml extension.
Server Side Includes in Shared Web Hosting
Server Side Includes is available on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so no matter the Linux shared web hosting package that you choose, you'll be able to use this function making your site a lot more dynamic. Everything you must do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and add a few lines of code inside. You will not need any coding skills however, as you're able basically copy the necessary code from the help section, or our tech support team can assist you to enable SSI for any specific site. You just have to change the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to those web pages on the site are correct.