Server Side Includes (SSI) is a basic server-side language, which enables you to incorporate text from a given source inside a website. In the most popular situation, the text from a single file is integrated in another, giving a site the sense it is dynamic. For instance, in case your website includes ten webpages, five of them can contain the content of some file, for example horoscope.txt. Any time you modify this text file, the modified content will come up on all five pages, which will permit you to revise your website faster and easier than if you had to update a part of all five pages. Server Side Includes is at times utilized to contain the output of simple commands, scripts or functions as well - a hit counter that's displayed on the site, the present date and time or the customer's IP address. Any webpage that works by using SSI will need to have a unique extension - .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

All of the shared website hosting services we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you can incorporate dynamic components to your static website which you host on our cloud platform. By creating a clear .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code within it, you can enable SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file involved needs to be inside the specific folder where you will use SSI and you can also see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding practical experience. The 24/7 technical support team will also be capable to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not certain how to proceed. You should furthermore make sure to change the extension of all of the files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website point to the right files.

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 of our semi-dedicated server plans as the option is present in the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be set up. All you have to do is to set up an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a handful of lines of code in it. You can find the latter in one of the Help articles available as part of your account, so you don't require any programming skills - you're able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this feature to an existing website, you should make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.