Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group 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 few different pages in your site and alter it by just updating a single text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file appear on your website. This will enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a professional appearance. It will likewise be easier to update this content as compared to editing each static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting
All of the Linux cloud web hosting that we provide support Server Side Includes, so that you can add dynamic components to any static site that you host on our cloud system. By creating an empty .htaccess file and entering a few lines of code inside it, you can activate SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file involved should be in the particular folder where you are going to use SSI and you can also discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding expertise. The 24/7 technical support crew will also be capable to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't confident how to proceed. You should also make sure to change the extension of all of the files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site point to the appropriate files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
It will be possible to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with just a number of clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server plans because the option is present within the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be set up. All you need to do would be to make an empty file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a handful of lines of code inside. You'll find the latter inside the Help articles which can be found as part of your account, and that means you don't need any kind of programming abilities - you'll be able to simply just copy the code in question. All webpages that are going to make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this function to an existing website, you must make sure that you bring up to date all of the links in there.