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 any kind of content to numerous web pages in your website and adjust it simply by updating a single text file. You can also add the output of different scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your website. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and giving it a more professional visual appearance. It will be much easier to revise this content when compared with updating each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that include the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Website Hosting
Since our custom cloud hosting platform offers Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be possible to utilize this feature with the website hosting plans we offer you and add in dynamic content to your sites with a couple of mouse clicks. SSI can be enabled for every specific domain name or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a few lines of code. Of course, there is no need to be a developer for that since the necessary code may be copied from the Help post that we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you wish to employ this function for your site, you have to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you've got to double-check if all of the links on your website lead to the modified names.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to enable and employ Server Side Includes with just a couple of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers because the feature is present within the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you need to do would be to create a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a few lines of code in it. You can find the latter within the Help articles that are offered inside of your account, so you don't require any programming abilities - you are able to simply just copy the code in question. All webpages that will make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this feature to an existing website, you must make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.