Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add some content to few different pages on your website and modify it by just modifying one text file. You can additionally add the output of distinctive scripts so that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and creating a much more professional overall look. It will also be simpler to revise this content in comparison to editing each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
All of the cloud hosting that we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic elements to your static website which you host on our cloud system. By setting up an empty .htaccess file and adding a few lines of code in it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved should be in the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you will see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any coding expertise. Our 24/7 technical support crew will also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not certain what to do. You should additionally remember to modify the extension of all files that are going to utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain 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 with us, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for any domain name or subdomain of your choice. We've got a detailed Help article on the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you should make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be all set to go. You need to just make certain that all of the files implementing SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and that the links on your website are updated and point to the by now renamed files.