Server Side Includes (SSI) is a widely used server-side scripting language, which can be used to incorporate the content of one file within another file. It is employed primarily with online content and it can help to make a static HTML website a lot more dynamic. If you wish to have a daily quote displayed on various pages on your website, for instance, you can make a text file and replace the quote inside it daily. All the pages in which this file is incorporated are going to show the modified quote, so you'll not need to modify every one of them by hand every time. SSI may also be used to contain the output of simple functions as opposed to a static file - for example, the viewer's IP address, a hit counter or perhaps the present date and time. In this manner, you may make your website seem far more professional and more attractive to the site visitors. Web pages that employ SSI use a .shtml extension.
Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting
Server Side Includes is supported on our modern cloud hosting system, so whatever the Linux cloud service which you select, it's possible to utilize this function and make your website much more dynamic. All that you need to do is going to be create a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and then include a number of lines of code in it. You simply will not require any kind of coding skills though, as you can just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you enable SSI for any specified site. You need to simply change the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to these web pages on the website are correct.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you get a semi-dedicated server plan from us, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We have in-depth Help article on the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to set up in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You need to just ensure that all of the files implementing SSI have the right extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are updated and lead to the already renamed files.