Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to various webpages on your site and alter it by just editing an individual text file. You can furthermore 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 shall let you incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more appealing to your site visitors and giving it a much more professional overall look. It will likewise be easier to update this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting
As our unique cloud hosting platform has Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be possible to use this feature with any of the cloud website hosting packages we have and incorporate dynamic content to your sites with just a few mouse clicks. SSI is enabled for every specific domain name or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with only a few lines of code. Of course, you do not have to turn into a developer for that because the needed code can be copied from the Help article we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you want to use this function for your website, it's important to rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you've got to double-check if all of the links on your site point to the current names.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
It is possible to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with merely a handful of mouse clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server packages since the feature is supported in the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you have to do will be to make a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a handful of lines of code inside. You can find the latter inside the Help articles available within your account, and that means you don't require any programming skills - it is possible to simply copy the code in question. All pages that will utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this function to an existing site, you should make sure that you bring up to date all the links on it.