I wish to enable SSI's (server-side includes) on my HTML pages on GoDaddy.

I want lines like this to be processed properly:

<!--#include virtual="/include/header.html"-->

Is this possible and how can it be done?


Spoke with GoDaddy support.

They do support SSI, but only with '.shtml' files.

No configuration is necessary, simply make sure the files containing the SSI's have a '.shtml' extension.


Not true. I've got this working on two different shared hosting accounts with GoDaddy using this .htaccess:

AddType text/html .shtml .shtm .htm .html 
AddHandler server-parsed .shtml .shtm .htm .html 

However, from searching around, it looks like they claim you no longer need to edit your .htaccess.

  • "No longer true" might be a nicer approach when responding to a two year old answer. – ceejayoz Mar 15 '13 at 20:04

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