Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you'll be able to add some content to numerous webpages in your website and adjust it by simply updating a single text file. You're able to additionally add the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and giving it a professional overall look. It will be simpler to revise this content compared to editing each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Hosting
All of the hosting services that we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic components to any static site that you host on our cloud system. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and entering some lines of code within it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file involved must be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you can also get the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 technical support staff shall also be in a position to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not confident what to do. You should also make sure to modify the extension of all files which will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site lead to the appropriate files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
It will be possible to enable and utilize Server Side Includes with simply a few mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server packages since the option is present in the cloud platform where your account will be configured. All you have to do will be to set up an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a few lines of code in it. You will find the latter within the Help articles accessible within your account, and that means you don't require any kind of programming capabilities - you're able to just copy the code in question. All webpages that are going to use Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this option to an existing site, you must make sure that you update all of the links in there.