Server Side Includes (SSI) really 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 any kind of content to a few different web pages on your site and change it by simply editing a single text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your site. This will enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and creating a far more professional look and feel. It will also be much easier to revise this content compared to editing each static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
All the shared hosting we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic elements to your static website that you host on our cloud platform. By making a blank .htaccess file and entering several lines of code within it, you are able to activate SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file in question must be in the specific folder where you will make use of SSI and you will get the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any kind of coding expertise. The 24/7 tech support crew will also be able to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not sure how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to modify the extension of all your files which will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website lead to the right files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with merely a number of clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server packages since the option is featured on the cloud platform where your new account will be set up. All you have to do will be to set up a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a couple of lines of code inside. You will find the latter in one of the Help articles which can be found as part of your account, and that means you do not require any kind of programming capabilities - it is possible to simply copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that will use Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you add in this feature to an active website, you must make sure that you update all the links on it.