Server Side Includes (SSI) is a widely used server-side scripting language, used to add the content of one file inside another file. It is utilized primarily with online content and it can help make a static HTML site far more dynamic. If you wish to have a daily quote shown on various pages of your site, for example, you can create a text file and switch the quote within it daily. All the pages where this file is incorporated will display the updated quote, so you'll not need to modify every one of them by hand every time. SSI can also be used to contain the output of simple functions rather than a static file - for instance, the client's IP address, a hit counter or even the present time and date. In this manner, you may make your internet site look far more professional and a lot more appealing to the visitors. Web pages that use SSI get a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

It will be possible to use Server Side Includes with all of the hosting plans we offer and enable it individually for each domain or subdomain inside your hosting account. This can be achieved when using an .htaccess file, which needs to be placed in the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you need to type in a couple of lines of code in that file. You can see the code within our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to simply just copy and paste it, since you don't need any coding capabilities to benefit from all functions that our services come with. If you have currently built your website and you wish to use Server Side Includes later, you must make sure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the site, otherwise SSI will not work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be possible to enable and use Server Side Includes with merely a handful of mouse clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server packages as the feature is featured in the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you need to do will be to create a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a number of lines of code in it. You can find the latter within the Help articles accessible in your account, which means you do not require any programming capabilities - you're able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All pages that will use Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this option to an existing site, you should make sure that you bring up to date all of the links in there.