Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you can add some content to numerous web pages on your website and alter it just by modifying a single text file. You are able to also add the output of various scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file appear on your website. This shall help you add some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional appearance. It will likewise be quicker to revise this content in comparison with updating every static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that include the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
Server Side Includes is supported on our innovative cloud hosting system, so whatever the shared hosting plan which you pick, it's possible to make use of this function making your website a lot more dynamic. All you will have to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and add a few lines of code inside. You won't need any coding skills though, as you're able simply just copy the needed code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you enable SSI for any specified site. You need to simply customize the extension of the html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to these web pages on the site are appropriate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you get a semi-dedicated server package through us, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with only a few clicks and for any domain or subdomain that you choose. We've got a thorough Help article about the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a number of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to set up in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be all set. You should only make certain that all of the files using SSI have the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and that the links on your site are updated and point to the by now renamed files.