Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add some content to few different webpages on your website and change it by just editing one text file. You're able to also incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your website. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and giving it a far more professional look and feel. It will also be quicker to revise this content compared to editing each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting
Server Side Includes is featured on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so no matter the Linux cloud web hosting package that you pick, it will be possible to make use of this function making your site much more dynamic. Everything you will need to do is to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and after that add a couple of lines of code inside. You simply will not need any kind of coding skills however, as you're able to simply just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you enable SSI for a given website. You just need to change the extension of the html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all of the links to those pages on the site are accurate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server plan through our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for every domain or subdomain of your choosing. We have a detailed Help article on the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you should create in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be all set to go. You need to only ensure that all files making use of SSI have the right extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and also that the links on your website are modified and lead to the by now renamed files.