Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to a few different pages in your website and modify it by just updating one text file. You can furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your site. This will let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and creating a professional appearance. It will be much easier to revise this content as compared to editing each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Web Hosting
Server Side Includes is featured on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so no matter the Linux shared web hosting you select, it's possible to make use of this feature making your site a lot more dynamic. All that you must do is going to be create a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and then add a number of lines of code inside it. You simply will not require any coding skills however, since you can simply just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you to activate SSI for any specified website. You need to simply customize the extension of the html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to those web pages on the site are correct.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you get a semi-dedicated server package with our company, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you pick. You will find a detailed Help article on the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready. You should simply make certain that all of the files using SSI possess the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are updated and point to the by now updated files.