Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add any kind of content to a few different webpages on your site and modify it simply by editing just one text file. You are able to also add the output of different scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file display on your website. This will enable you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and creating a professional visual appearance. It will be easier to revise this content in comparison with updating each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting
All the cloud website hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you can include dynamic components to your static website that you host on our cloud platform. By creating an empty .htaccess file and entering some lines of code in it, you can enable SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file in question needs to be inside the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you can discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding experience. Our 24/7 technical support crew will also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't absolutely sure what to do. You should furthermore make sure to modify the extension of all your files that will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site point to the appropriate files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
It will be easy to enable and make use of Server Side Includes with just a handful of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server packages as the option is supported in the cloud platform where your account shall be configured. All you need to do is to create a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a couple of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles which can be found inside of your account, and that means you do not require any programming abilities - you'll be able to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that are going to make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add this option to an active site, you need to make sure that you change all the links in there.