Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you can add some content to various web pages on your website and modify it just by updating a single text file. You'll be able to also add the output of various scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file appear on your site. This will allow you to add some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a professional appearance. It will also be simpler to revise this content in comparison to updating every static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that include the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
All the cloud hosting packages we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic components to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By making an empty .htaccess file and typing in several lines of code in it, you can activate SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file in question needs to be inside the exact folder where you are going to use SSI and you'll see the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding expertise. The 24/7 tech support crew will also be capable to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't certain what to do. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all your files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site point to the correct files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server plan with us, it is possible to activate Server Side Includes with only a few clicks and for any domain name or subdomain that you pick. You will find a thorough 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 number of lines from the article inside an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be good to go. You need to just be sure that all files using SSI have the right extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your website are modified and lead to the by now updated files.