Server Side Includes (SSI) is a well-known server-side scripting language, which is used to include the content of one file inside another file. It is employed mainly with online content and it will help make a static HTML website far more dynamic. If you wish to have a daily quote shown on a number of webpages on your site, for example, you can create a text file and switch the quote inside it every day. All the pages in which this file is incorporated are going to show the updated quote, so you'll not have to update all of them by hand every single time. SSI may also be used to contain the output of basic functions instead of a static file - for instance, the viewer's IP address, a hit counter or the current date and time. This way, you may make your internet site look much more professional and more attractive to the visitors. Pages that use SSI use a .shtml extension.
Server Side Includes in Website Hosting
Server Side Includes is available on our modern cloud hosting platform, so no matter the Linux website hosting package you select, it will be possible to use this feature making your site more dynamic. All you must do will be to set up a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain name or subdomain where you wish to use SSI and include a handful of lines of code in it. You simply will not require any coding skills however, as you can basically copy the necessary code from the help section, or our tech support team can assist you enable SSI for any given website. You need to simply modify the extension of any html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to those webpages on the website are appropriate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you get a semi-dedicated server plan with our company, it will be easy to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We've got in-depth Help article about the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you should create in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready. You need to just make certain that all files using SSI possess the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and also that the links on your website are kept up to date and point to the already renamed files.