Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add any kind of content to few different pages on your site and alter it just by modifying an individual text file. You'll be able to additionally add the output of different scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show on your website. This will help you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and creating a professional overall look. It will also be much easier to update this content compared to updating each static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.
Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers
It will be possible to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with only a handful of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server plans since the feature is available on the cloud platform where your account shall be configured. All you have to do will be to create a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a number of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter inside the Help articles which can be found within your account, and that means you do not require any kind of programming knowledge - you are able to just copy the code in question. All pages that will make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this feature to an active site, you need to make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.