Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add any kind of content to various pages in your site and change it simply by editing an individual text file. You'll be able to also add the output of various scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file display on your website. This will help you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your site visitors and giving it a professional appearance. It will also be much easier to revise this content as compared to updating every static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you get a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, it is possible to activate Server Side Includes with a couple clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you choose. We have in-depth Help article about the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to create in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be set. You need to just be sure that all of the files utilizing SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are updated and lead to the already renamed files.