Server Side Includes (SSI) is a well-known server-side scripting language, which is often used to add the content of one file inside of a second file. It is employed typically with online content and it will make a static HTML website a lot more dynamic. If you want to have a daily quote shown on a variety of webpages on your website, as an example, you can create a text file and switch the quote inside it every day. All the webpages in which this file is incorporated will show the modified quote, so you will not have to change them by hand every single time. SSI could also be used to incorporate the output of simple functions rather than a static file - for example, the client's IP address, a hit counter or even the current date and time. In this manner, you may make your website look a lot more professional and more appealing to the site visitors. Web pages that employ SSI use a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is supported on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so no matter the cloud hosting which you pick, it's possible to make use of this function making your site a lot more dynamic. All you have to do will be to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and after that include a couple of lines of code inside. You simply won't require any coding skills though, as you're able to just copy the needed code from the help section, or our tech support team can assist you activate SSI for a specific site. You just have to modify the extension of the html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these web pages on the site are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be possible to activate and use Server Side Includes with simply a number of mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans because the option is present within the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be configured. All you need to do would be to make an empty file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a few lines of code in it. You will find the latter within the Help articles that are available in your account, so you have no need for any kind of programming expertise - it is possible to simply copy and paste the code in question. All pages that will make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this option to an active site, you have to make sure that you update all the links on it.