Server Side Includes (SSI) is a basic server-side language, which enables you to incorporate text from a given source within a website. In the most typical scenario, the text from a single file is included in another, providing a website the sense it is dynamic. For instance, if your website has ten webpages, 5 of them can include the content of some file, such as horoscope.txt. In case you change this text file, the modified content will come up on all five webpages, which will let you bring up to date your website faster and easier than if you had to update an element of all 5 pages. Server Side Includes is occasionally utilized to include the output of basic commands, scripts or functions as well - a hit counter that's shown on the site, the present date and time or the visitor's IP address. Every webpage that makes use of SSI will need to have a particular extension - .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our innovative cloud hosting system, so regardless of the Linux shared website hosting package that you choose, you will be able to make use of this function making your site much more dynamic. All that you will need to do will be to make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and include a couple of lines of code in it. You simply won't need any kind of coding skills however, as you're able to simply just copy the needed code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you to activate SSI for any given website. You just need to change the extension of the html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all of the links to these pages on the website are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, it will be easy to activate Server Side Includes with just a few mouse clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We have a comprehensive Help article on the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to set up in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready. You should simply make certain that all files using SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your site are updated and lead to the by now renamed files.