Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add any kind of content to a few different web pages in your website and alter it by just modifying an individual text file. You can also add the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file display on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a more professional visual appearance. It will be simpler to revise this content in comparison to editing every static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
All the Linux shared hosting we offer support Server Side Includes, so you can add dynamic elements to any static website which you host on our cloud platform. By making a clear .htaccess file and entering several lines of code in it, you're able to enable SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file involved must be inside the exact folder where you are going to use SSI and you'll see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you don't need any coding expertise. Our 24/7 technical support staff shall also be able to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not certain what to do. You should additionally remember to modify the extension of all files that will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site point to the appropriate files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you get a semi-dedicated server package through us, it is possible to activate Server Side Includes with a couple mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your preference. You will find a thorough Help article on the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article inside an .htaccess file that you should make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be good to go. You need to just make certain that all files using SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and also that the links on your website are kept up to date and point to the already renamed files.