Do you support Server Side Includes (SSI)?
Yes. All of our plans support the use of SSI.
When using a UNIX system it is sometimes necessary to enable certain
HTML files executable for the purpose of using SSI. Server Side Includes
are often used to run a cgi script. An include is called with an example
such as this: After you insert your include, you must mark the HTML file
as executable so the server will parse the file. This is done using one
of two options.
1.) Renaming the file to .shtml: On our server any file name .shtml will
be parsed. So instead of having an index.html file, you would name it
index.shtml. This is the easiest way of enabling includes.
2.) CHMODing the file to 777: With CHMOD 777 you can also mark a file as
executable. It is important to only make the files which you want parsed
executable. This poses certain security issues, as well as a strain on
our resources, as the processor has to work harder to parse a file.
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