Server Side Includes (SSI) is a widely used server-side scripting language, used to incorporate the content of one file inside of a second file. It is utilized mainly with online content and it can make a static HTML website a lot more dynamic. If you need to have a daily quote displayed on several web pages within your website, for instance, you can create a text file and replace the quote within it every day. All the web pages where this file is integrated are going to show the modified quote, so you'll not need to modify them by hand each time. SSI could also be used to incorporate the output of simple functions rather than a static file - for example, the visitor's IP address, a hit counter or perhaps the current time and date. By doing this, you can make your website look far more professional and more appealing to the visitors. Web pages that implement SSI have a .shtml extension.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our progressive cloud hosting system, so whatever the shared website hosting you choose, it's possible to make use of this feature and make your site much more dynamic. Everything you will have to do is to create a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and include a number of lines of code inside it. You simply won't need any kind of coding skills however, as you can simply just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you activate SSI for any given website. You need to simply change the extension of any html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to those webpages on the website are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to activate and utilize Server Side Includes with a number of mouse clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server offers since the feature is featured on the cloud platform where your account will be set up. All you need to do will be to make a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a few lines of code in it. You can find the latter in one of the Help articles accessible within your account, which means you don't require any kind of programming expertise - it is possible to just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to implement Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this option to an existing site, you need to make sure that you change all of the links on it.