Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add any kind of content to a few different pages in your site and change it simply by editing an individual text file. You can furthermore incorporate the output of various scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and creating a much more professional overall appearance. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content in comparison with editing every static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
All the Linux shared hosting packages we offer support Server Side Includes, so that you can include dynamic elements to your static website that you host on our cloud system. By making a blank .htaccess file and adding some lines of code inside, you are able to enable SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file concerned must be inside the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you can discover the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any coding practical experience. Our 24/7 technical support crew will also be capable to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not sure what to do. You should furthermore make sure to change the extension of all of the files that are going to make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site point to the correct files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to enable and utilize Server Side Includes with simply a number of mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server packages as the feature is available on the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be configured. All you need to do is to make a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code in it. You will find the latter within the Help articles that are offered as part of your account, so you do not require any kind of programming expertise - it is possible to just copy the code in question. All pages that will implement Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this function to an existing website, you must make sure that you update all of the links in there.