Server Side Includes (SSI) is a popular server-side scripting language, which can be used to add the content of one file within a second file. It is utilized typically with online content and it could help to make a static HTML website a lot more dynamic. If you need to have a daily quote shown on multiple webpages within your site, for example, you can make a text file and switch the quote in it every single day. All the web pages where this file is integrated are going to show the updated quote, so you'll not need to update every one of them manually every single time. SSI may also be used to contain the output of simple functions as opposed to a static file - for example, the viewer's IP address, a hit counter or even the present date and time. In this way, you can make your internet site appear far more professional and more attractive to the website visitors. Pages that use SSI have a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

Server Side Includes is supported on our innovative cloud hosting system, so regardless of the cloud web hosting plan you pick, you'll be able to use this function making your website a lot more dynamic. Everything you need to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and then include a number of lines of code inside. You will not need any coding skills however, as you can simply copy the needed code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you to enable SSI for any specified site. You just have to change the extension of the html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to those pages on the site are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to enable and make use of Server Side Includes with just a couple of clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server offers because the option is supported within the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be set up. All you need to do is to make a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a number of lines of code inside. You will find the latter within the Help articles available inside of your account, which means you don't need any programming capabilities - you're able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that will utilize Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add this function to an existing site, you need to make sure that you update all the links on it.