Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you are able to add some content to a few different pages in your site and modify it by just editing a single text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of various scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file display on your site. This shall let you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a professional overall appearance. It will be simpler to update this content as compared to editing every static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
It is possible to use Server Side Includes with all cloud hosting packages we provide and activate it separately for each and every domain or subdomain within your hosting account. This can be done when using .htaccess file, which should be placed into the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you need to enter a few lines of code in that file. You will find the code within our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to just copy and paste it, since you don't need any coding capabilities to take advantage of all features that our services feature. If you have already built your site and you would like to employ Server Side Includes later, you have to make sure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, otherwise SSI won't work.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you get a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for every domain or subdomain of your preference. You will find a comprehensive Help article on the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines out of the article inside an .htaccess file that you need to make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be good to go. You should only be certain that all of the files using SSI have the right extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the by now updated files.