Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add some content to few different pages in your site and change it by just modifying just one text file. You can also add the output of different scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This shall help you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your visitors and giving it a much more professional visual appearance. It will be quicker to revise this content when compared with editing every static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Website Hosting
All Linux website hosting we offer support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic elements to your static site which you host on our cloud platform. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code inside, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file in question must be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you'll discover the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you don't need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 tech support team shall also be in a position to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't certain what to do. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all your files which will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure 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 with our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with only a few clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you choose. We've got an in depth Help article on the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines out of the article inside an .htaccess file that you need to create in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You need to only be sure that all of the files making use of SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your website are updated and lead to the by now renamed files.