Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add any kind of content to a few different web pages in your website and adjust it by just modifying a single text file. You can furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file display on your site. This shall let you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a more professional visual appearance. It will also be much easier to revise this content as compared to updating each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
Server Side Includes is present on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the Linux cloud hosting package which you pick, you will be able to utilize this feature making your site more dynamic. All you will need to do will be to set up a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain name or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and then include a couple of lines of code inside. You won't require any kind of coding skills though, as you're able to just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you to activate SSI for any given site. You just have to customize the extension of the html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these web pages on the site are appropriate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you get a semi-dedicated server plan through our company, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your choosing. You will find in-depth Help article on the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to create in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be all set. You need to just make certain that all of the files utilizing SSI possess the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, as well as that the links on your site are updated and lead to the by now updated files.