Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you can add any kind of content to a few different pages on your site and change it simply by modifying an individual text file. You'll be able to furthermore add 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 appealing to your website visitors and creating a professional look and feel. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content in comparison with updating each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting
Server Side Includes is present on our progressive cloud hosting system, so no matter the Linux shared website hosting package that you select, it's possible to use this feature making your website more dynamic. Everything you have to do is to create a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain where you wish to use SSI and after that add a handful of lines of code inside. You simply won't require any kind of coding skills however, as you're able simply just copy the needed code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you activate SSI for a specified website. You just have to modify the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these pages on the website are correct.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, it is possible to enable Server Side Includes with only a few clicks and for any domain name or subdomain that you choose. You will find a detailed Help article about the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to set up in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be ready. You need to simply be sure that all of the files using SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your website are modified and point to the already renamed files.