Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add any kind of content to numerous pages in your site and alter it just by editing a single text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file display on your site. This will let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional look and feel. It will be much easier to update this content in comparison with editing every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting
All the cloud website hosting plans we provide support Server Side Includes, so you can add dynamic elements to your static site that you host on our cloud platform. By setting up an empty .htaccess file and entering some lines of code inside, you're able to enable SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file involved needs to be within the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you can get the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding expertise. Our 24/7 technical support crew shall also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you are not confident how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all of the files that are going to implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website point 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 only a few clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers because the option is present in the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be set up. All you have to do would be to make a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a couple of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles available inside of your account, which means you don't need any programming skills - you are able to just copy the code in question. All web pages that will use Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this function to an existing website, you should make sure that you change all of the links on it.