Server Side Includes (SSI) is a simple server-side language, which allows you to incorporate text from a given source in a web page. In the most popular situation, the text from one file is included in another, giving a website the sense that it's dynamic. For instance, if your website features 10 webpages, five of them can contain the content of some file, like horoscope.txt. In case you change this text file, the new content will come up on all of the five webpages, which will let you update your site faster and easier than if you had to update a component of all 5 web pages. Server Side Includes is at times utilized to contain the output of basic commands, scripts or functions as well - a hit counter that's shown on the website, the present date and time or the visitor's IP address. Every web page that utilizes SSI will need to have a unique extension - .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our progressive cloud hosting system, so regardless of the Linux cloud package you pick, it will be easy to utilize this function and make your site more dynamic. Everything you need to do is to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you would like to use SSI and then add a number of lines of code inside. You won't require any kind of coding skills however, as you're able basically copy the needed code from our help section, or our technical support can assist you enable SSI for any specific site. You need to simply customize the extension of the html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to these webpages on the website are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be easy to enable and employ Server Side Includes with only a handful of clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server packages since the feature is present within the cloud platform where your account will be set up. All you have to do would be to create an empty file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a handful of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter inside the Help articles accessible as part of your account, which means you have no need for any kind of programming abilities - you are able to just copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that will utilize Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you incorporate this function to an existing website, you should make sure that you change all of the links in there.