Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you are able to add some content to few different webpages in your website and modify it by simply modifying one text file. You are able to also incorporate the output of various scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file appear on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and creating a professional visual appearance. It will likewise be quicker to revise this content in comparison with updating each static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting
Server Side Includes is available on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so whatever the Linux shared package that you select, you'll be able to utilize this feature making your website a lot more dynamic. All that you will have to do is to create a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you would like to use SSI and then add a couple of lines of code in it. You simply will not need any kind of coding skills though, as you're able basically copy the needed code from our help section, or our tech support team can help you enable SSI for a specific site. You just need to modify the extension of any html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to these web pages on the website are accurate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to activate and utilize Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans since the option is featured within the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you need to do will be to set up a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a few lines of code in it. You can find the latter within the Help articles which can be found inside of your account, and that means you have no need for any programming knowledge - you're able to just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to implement Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this feature to an active website, you must make sure that you update all the links in there.