Server Side Includes (SSI) is a well-known server-side scripting language, which is often used to incorporate the content of one file within a second file. It is employed principally with online content and it could help make a static HTML website much more dynamic. If you'd like to have a daily quote shown on multiple web pages within your website, as an example, you can create a text file and replace the quote in it every day. All of the webpages where this file is included will show the updated quote, so you'll not need to change every one of them by hand each time. SSI may also be used to include the output of basic functions as opposed to a static file - for instance, the viewer's IP address, a hit counter or the current date and time. This way, you can make your internet site seem more professional and much more attractive to the website visitors. Web pages that implement SSI have a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

As our custom cloud hosting system features Server Side Includes on a global level, you'll be able to implement this feature with all of the shared hosting packages that we offer and add dynamic content to your sites with a few mouse clicks. SSI can be activated for each particular domain or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with just a few lines of code. Certainly, you do not have to be a coder for that since the necessary code may be copied from the Help article we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you would like to use this function for your site, you'll have to rename your site files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all of the links on your website point to the up to date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package from us, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with only a few mouse clicks and for every domain or subdomain that you pick. We've got a thorough Help article on the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you should set up in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You should only be sure that all of the files using SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and that the links on your site are modified and point to the already renamed files.