Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add any kind of content to numerous web pages on your site and adjust it by just modifying a single text file. You're able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This will enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional visual appearance. It will be simpler to update this content in comparison to editing each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

All the hosting plans that we provide support Server Side Includes, so you can add dynamic components to your static website which you host on our cloud system. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code in it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file in question should be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you can find the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any kind of coding expertise. Our 24/7 technical support team shall also be able to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't confident what to do. You should additionally make sure to modify the extension of all your files that are going to make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website point to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to activate and employ Server Side Includes with a few mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers as the option is featured on the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you need to do would be to create a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a couple of lines of code inside. You will find the latter within the Help articles available within your account, and that means you do not require any programming skills - you can simply copy the code in question. All webpages that will use Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this feature to an existing site, you should make sure that you update all of the links on it.