Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add some content to numerous pages on your site and modify it simply by modifying an individual text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This shall allow you to add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more desirable to your visitors and giving it a much more professional look and feel. It will also be much easier to update this content as compared to updating every static page one by one. If you would like 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
Since our customized cloud hosting system features Server Side Includes on a global level, you'll be able to implement this function with any of the cloud hosting plans we offer and add dynamic content to your websites with a couple of mouse clicks. SSI can be activated for each particular domain or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a few lines of code. Naturally, you don't have to be a developer for that since the needed code can be copied from the Help post that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you would like to employ this feature for your website, you must rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all of the links on your website lead to the current names.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with just a few mouse clicks and for any domain name or subdomain of your choice. We've got a detailed Help article about the subject that you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you need to create in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be all set to go. You need to just be sure that all of the files using SSI possess the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your website are modified and point to the by now renamed files.