Server Side Includes (SSI) is a well-known server-side scripting language, which is often used to include the content of one file inside a second file. It's employed typically with online content and it will help make a static HTML site more dynamic. If you wish to have a daily quote shown on multiple webpages on your website, as an example, you can make a text file and replace the quote inside it each day. All of the web pages where this file is integrated are going to show the updated quote, so you will not need to alter all of them manually every time. SSI may also be used to include the output of basic functions rather than a static file - for example, the client's IP address, a hit counter or maybe the current time and date. This way, you can make your internet site appear more professional and a lot more attractive to the website visitors. Pages that employ SSI have a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All the Linux shared hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic elements to your static website which you host on our cloud platform. By making a clear .htaccess file and adding some lines of code in it, you are able to activate SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved must be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you will discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any coding experience. The 24/7 tech support team shall also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you are not certain how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to modify the extension of all of the files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website point to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with a couple clicks and for every domain or subdomain of your preference. We have in-depth Help article about the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be good to go. You need to only be certain that all files utilizing SSI possess the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are updated and lead to the by now renamed files.