Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you can add any kind of content to numerous web pages in your website and alter it just by editing an individual text file. You are able to also incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file appear on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and creating a professional overall look. It will also be easier to update this content in comparison to updating every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting
It is possible to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud web hosting packages we provide and enable it separately for every domain name or subdomain inside of your hosting account. This can be done by using an .htaccess file, which needs to be placed into the folder in which you want to use SSI and you have to type in a couple of lines of code in that file. You can find the code in our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to simply just copy it, as you do not need any coding expertise to benefit from all of the functions that our services contain. In case you have already built your website and you wish to use Server Side Includes later on, you need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the website, or else SSI will not work.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you get a semi-dedicated server plan from us, it will be easy to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We have an in depth Help article on the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a number of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be all set. You should only make sure that all of the files making use of SSI possess the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your website are updated and lead to the already renamed files.