Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add some content to a few different pages on your website and alter it just by modifying one text file. You'll be able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file appear on your site. This will enable you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your site visitors and creating a professional appearance. It will likewise be easier to revise this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
As our unique cloud hosting system supports Server Side Includes on a global level, it's possible make use of this function with any of the shared hosting packages we offer you and add in dynamic content to your sites with a couple of mouse clicks. SSI is enabled for each individual domain or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a couple of lines of code. Naturally, you don't have to be a coder for that as the necessary code can be copied from the Help article that we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you want to employ this function for your site, it is important to rename your website files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all links on your site point to the up-to-date names.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you get a semi-dedicated server package from our company, it is possible to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you choose. We've got a thorough Help article about the subject that you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you should set up in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be good to go. You need to just make certain that all files implementing SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your site are updated and lead to the already updated files.