Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add any kind of content to few different webpages on your site and modify it simply by updating a single text file. You're able to additionally add the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file show up on your website. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and giving it a professional look and feel. It will also be simpler to update this content in comparison with updating every static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
Server Side Includes is available on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so no matter the Linux shared package you pick, it will be easy to make use of this function making your website a lot more dynamic. Everything you need to do will be to create a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and after that add a number of lines of code inside it. You'll not need any coding skills though, as you can basically copy the needed code from the help section, or our tech support team can assist you to enable SSI for any given site. You just need to customize the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to those pages on the site are appropriate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for every domain name or subdomain of your choice. We have in-depth Help article about the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you should create in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You should only be sure that all files utilizing SSI possess the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the already updated files.