Server Side Includes (SSI) is a popular server-side scripting language, which is often used to add the content of one file inside of a second file. It is employed mostly with online content and it will help to make a static HTML website far more dynamic. If you want to have a daily quote shown on several web pages on your site, for example, you can create a text file and replace the quote inside it each day. All web pages in which this file is integrated will show the updated quote, so you will not have to change every one of them by hand every single time. SSI may also be used to incorporate the output of simple functions rather than a static file - for example, the client's IP address, a hit counter or maybe the current time and date. In this manner, you may make your website seem far more professional and a lot more attractive to the visitors. Web pages that use SSI get a .shtml extension.
Server Side Includes in Web Hosting
Server Side Includes is present on our innovative cloud hosting system, so regardless of the web hosting service you select, it will be easy to make use of this feature making your site a lot more dynamic. All you have to do is going to be set up a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain name or subdomain where you want to use SSI and after that add a few lines of code inside it. You simply will not need any coding skills however, as you can basically copy the necessary code from our help section, or our tech support team can assist you activate SSI for any given website. You need to simply change the extension of the html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all of the links to those webpages on the website are appropriate.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
It will be possible to activate and employ Server Side Includes with simply a few mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans as the option is available on the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you have to do will be to make a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a few lines of code in it. You can find the latter in one of the Help articles that are offered as part of your account, so you don't require any kind of programming capabilities - you'll be able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to use Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you incorporate this option to an existing site, you should make sure that you bring up to date all the links in there.