Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you are able to add some content to various web pages on your website and modify it just by editing just one text file. You are able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your site. This will let you add some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and creating a much more professional look and feel. It will likewise be easier to update this content in comparison with updating every static web page one at a time. If you wish 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 Cloud Web Hosting
All Linux cloud web hosting service we offer support Server Side Includes, so you can add dynamic elements to any static site that you host on our cloud system. By making a blank .htaccess file and adding a few lines of code inside it, you're able to enable SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file concerned must be in the exact folder where you will make use of SSI you'll be able to find the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you don't need any kind of coding practical experience. The 24/7 technical support team shall also be in a position to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you are not confident what to do. You should also make sure to modify the extension of all files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site lead to the appropriate files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
It will be possible to activate and utilize Server Side Includes with just a number of mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans because the feature is supported on the cloud platform where your account will be configured. All you need to do will be to create an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a couple of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles that are available as part of your account, so you do not need any 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 if you add in this function to an active website, you must make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.