Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add some content to a few different webpages on your site and adjust it simply by updating a single text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your site. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and giving it a more professional appearance. It will likewise be simpler to update this content as compared to updating every static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that contain the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Hosting
All the Linux hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic elements to any static site that you host on our cloud system. By making an empty .htaccess file and adding several lines of code inside it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file in question must be in the exact folder where you will use SSI and you can also discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you don't need any coding expertise. Our 24/7 tech support staff shall also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not certain how to proceed. You should also remember to change the extension of all of the files that are going to utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website lead to the correct files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server package through us, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We've got a thorough Help article on the subject you could 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 inside an .htaccess file that you ought to create in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready to go. You should just be certain that all files utilizing SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the by now updated files.