Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to few different pages in your website and alter it simply by modifying just one text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of various scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file appear on your site. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your visitors and creating a professional overall appearance. It will likewise be easier to update this content in comparison to editing each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Web Hosting
As our custom made cloud hosting system supports Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be easy to utilize this feature with the shared web hosting plans that we offer you and bring dynamic content to your sites with a few mouse clicks. SSI is activated for every particular domain name or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the site folder with just a few lines of code. Naturally, you don't need to be a coder for that because the needed code may be copied from the Help post we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you'd like to use this function for your site, it is important to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all of the links on your website lead to the updated names.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
It is possible to enable and make use of Server Side Includes with a few mouse clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server offers as the option is available in the cloud platform where your account will be set up. All you need to do would be to make an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a handful of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter within the Help articles that are offered inside of your account, so you do not require any programming expertise - you are able to simply copy the code in question. All pages that will utilize Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this feature to an active site, you have to make sure that you bring up to date all of the links in there.