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Chapter 35. CGI and Pre-Processing Funda... > Pre-Processing Techniques with Serve...

Pre-Processing Techniques with Server-Side Includes (SSIs)

Pre-Processing is the term applied to having the Web server perform some parsing of your HTML files prior to returning the contents of the file to the user's Web browser. The purpose for having a file pre-processed is to have the Web server add in some dynamic data to the document, such as the current date and time. Currently, there are many ways you can add pre-processing techniques to your Web pages. However, only Server-Side Includes make use of the CGI.

Server-Side Includes are actually an HTML feature that allow you to embed other items in an HTML file. The syntax for a Server-Side Include is


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