Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add any kind of content to numerous web pages in your site and alter it by simply modifying an individual text file. You can additionally add the output of distinctive scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your site. This shall let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and giving it a more professional appearance. It will likewise be quicker to update this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that include the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
Server Side Includes is supported on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so no matter the shared plan which you select, it's possible to use this feature making your site much more dynamic. Everything you will need to do will be to create a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain in which you would like to use SSI and include a handful of lines of code in it. You will not require any kind of coding skills though, as you're able to basically copy the needed code from our help section, or our technical support can help you enable SSI for any given website. You just have to customize the extension of the html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to those webpages on the website are appropriate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
It is possible to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with only a handful of clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server plans since the option is present within the cloud platform where your account will be configured. All you need to do is to make a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a few lines of code inside. You'll find the latter within the Help articles accessible inside of your account, so you don't need any kind of programming skills - you are able to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that are going to implement Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this function to an existing site, you must make sure that you update all the links on it.