Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add any kind of content to a few different webpages in your site and change it by simply modifying a single text file. You can also add the output of distinctive scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file appear on your site. This shall let you incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and giving it a more professional look and feel. It will likewise be quicker to update this content as compared to updating every static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Website Hosting
All the Linux website hosting that we provide support Server Side Includes, so you can incorporate dynamic components to your static site that you host on our cloud system. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and adding some lines of code inside, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved must be inside the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you will see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any coding practical experience. The 24/7 tech support team will also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident what to do. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all your files that will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site point to the proper files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you choose. We have a comprehensive Help article on the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a number of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you need to create in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready to go. You should simply make sure that all of the files making use of SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and also that the links on your website are modified and lead to the by now updated files.