Server Side Includes (SSI) is a well-known server-side scripting language, employed to incorporate the content of one file within another file. It is utilized mainly with online content and it could make a static HTML website far more dynamic. If you'd like to have a daily quote displayed on multiple pages of your site, as an example, you can create a text file and replace the quote inside it every day. All the webpages where this file is included will show the modified quote, so you'll not need to update them personally every time. SSI could also be used to contain the output of basic functions rather than a static file - for instance, the visitor's IP address, a hit counter or perhaps the present date and time. This way, you may make your internet site look more professional and much more attractive to the visitors. Pages that employ SSI have a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All shared hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic components to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By creating an empty .htaccess file and entering some lines of code in it, you are able to enable SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file involved should be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you can discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any kind of coding practical experience. The 24/7 technical support crew shall also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure how to proceed. You should additionally remember to change the extension of all files that will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server package from our company, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for any domain name or subdomain of your choice. We've got an in depth Help article about the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a number of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to set up in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You need to only ensure that all of the files utilizing SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your site are updated and point to the already updated files.