Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you can add some content to numerous pages on your website and modify it just by updating 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 visitor or the properties of a file display on your site. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more appealing to your website visitors and creating a more professional look and feel. It will be quicker to update this content in comparison with editing each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
As our customized cloud hosting platform supports Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be easy to use this feature with the shared hosting packages that we feature and bring dynamic content to your sites with a few clicks. SSI can be enabled for every individual domain name or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a few lines of code. Of course, you don't have to turn into a coder for that since the necessary code can be copied from the Help article that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you want to utilize this feature for your site, you have to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all links on your website point to the modified names.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
It will be possible to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with simply a few mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers as the feature is available within the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you have to do would be to set up an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a couple of lines of code in it. You will find the latter inside the Help articles available as part of your account, so you don't need any kind of programming knowledge - you are able to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that are going to make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this option to an existing website, you should make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.