Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you can add some content to few different webpages on your site and adjust it just by editing just one text file. You'll be able to additionally add the output of various scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file display on your site. This will allow you to add some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more desirable to your visitors and creating a more professional overall appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content compared to updating each static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Web Hosting
All the Linux shared web hosting we provide support Server Side Includes, so you can add dynamic elements to your static website which you host on our cloud platform. By creating a clear .htaccess file and adding a few lines of code within it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file in question must be in the exact folder where you will use SSI and you can also find the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. The 24/7 technical support staff will also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't certain how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all files that are going to implement SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site lead to the right files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server package from us, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for any domain or subdomain that you choose. We've got an in depth Help article about the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to set up in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You need to only make certain that all of the files using SSI have the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your site are kept up to date and point to the by now updated files.