Server Side Includes (SSI) is a popular server-side scripting language, employed to incorporate the content of one file within another file. It's employed typically with online content and it will help make a static HTML website much more dynamic. If you need to have a daily quote displayed on a number of web pages within your site, for example, you can create a text file and replace the quote in it each day. All the pages where this file is included will display the updated quote, so you will not need to update them manually every time. SSI may also be used to incorporate the output of basic functions as opposed to a static file - for instance, the viewer's IP address, a hit counter or perhaps the present time and date. This way, you can make your internet site appear more professional and a lot more attractive to the site visitors. Web pages that use SSI have a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

It will be possible to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud web hosting plans we provide and activate it independently for each and every domain or subdomain in your hosting account. This can be accomplished when using .htaccess file, which should be put into the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you have to type in a few lines of code in that file. You can find the code in our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to simply just copy it, as you don't need any coding skills to take advantage of all characteristics that our services have. In case you have already built your site and you want to use Server Side Includes later, you need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the website, otherwise SSI will not work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for every domain name or subdomain of your choice. You will find a thorough Help article about the subject that you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you should make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready. You should only be certain that all files using SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the already updated files.