Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you can add some content to few different web pages in your site and adjust it by just modifying a single text file. You can also add the output of various scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file display on your site. This will let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a professional overall appearance. It will be easier to update this content in comparison with updating each static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
All shared hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic elements to any static site which you host on our cloud platform. By creating a blank .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code inside, you're able to activate SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file concerned needs to be inside the exact folder where you will use SSI and you'll find the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. The 24/7 technical support team will also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't confident how to proceed. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all of the files that are going to make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website point to the correct files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you get a semi-dedicated server package with our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you choose. You will find a comprehensive Help article on the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you need to make in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be all set. You need to only make sure that all files making use of SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and also that the links on your site are modified and lead to the by now updated files.