Server Side Includes (SSI) is a popular server-side scripting language, used to include the content of one file inside of a second file. It is utilized predominantly with online content and it could make a static HTML website more dynamic. If you want to have a daily quote displayed on various webpages on your website, as an example, you can create a text file and replace the quote in it every single day. All webpages in which this file is integrated are going to show the updated quote, so you will not need to alter them by hand every single time. SSI can also be used to contain the output of simple functions as opposed to a static file - for example, the client's IP address, a hit counter or even the present time and date. By doing this, you can make your internet site appear much more professional and a lot more appealing to the site visitors. Pages that employ SSI get a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the Linux hosting package that you pick, it will be easy to use this function and make your website much more dynamic. All you will have to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain where you want to use SSI and add a handful of lines of code in it. You simply will not need any kind of coding skills however, since you can simply copy the needed code from our help section, or our tech support team can assist you activate SSI for a given website. You need to simply customize the extension of the html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all of the links to those pages on the website are correct.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to activate and employ Server Side Includes with simply a handful of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server packages as the feature is available on the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you have to do will be to make a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter within the Help articles accessible within your account, so you don't need any programming knowledge - you're able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that will utilize Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so in case you add in this feature to an active website, you have to make sure that you change all the links in there.