Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add some content to few different webpages on your website and change it just by editing just one text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file display on your site. This will help you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and creating a much more professional overall appearance. It will be much easier to update this content as compared to updating each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting
It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud web hosting plans we offer you and enable it separately for every single domain or subdomain in 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 need to enter a few lines of code in that file. You'll find the code inside our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to just copy it, as you don't need any programming knowledge to benefit from all characteristics that our solutions include. In case you have already built your website and you want to use Server Side Includes later, you need to make sure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the website, or else SSI won't work.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
It is possible to enable and utilize Server Side Includes with just a couple of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server packages as the feature is featured 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 through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a number of lines of code inside. You can find the latter inside the Help articles available in your account, so you do not require any kind of programming expertise - you can simply just copy the code in question. All pages that are going to use Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you incorporate this function to an active site, you need to make sure that you update all of the links in there.