Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. By doing this, you are able to add some content to few different pages in your website and change it by simply modifying a single text file. You can additionally add the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show up on your site. This will let you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and giving it a professional look and feel. It will be easier to update this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Web Hosting
All web hosting we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic elements to any static site that you host on our cloud platform. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and typing in several lines of code in it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file in question should be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you will see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 technical support crew shall also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not certain how to proceed. You should additionally remember to change the extension of all of the files that are going to use SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website point to the appropriate files.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you get a semi-dedicated server plan from us, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We've got in-depth Help article on the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to create in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You should just ensure that all files using SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your site are kept up to date and point to the by now renamed files.