Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add some content to few different webpages on your website and adjust it by just editing one text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of various scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your website. This shall let you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more desirable to your visitors and giving it a more professional look and feel. It will likewise be simpler to update this content in comparison to editing every static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that include the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

You'll be able to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud web hosting packages we offer and activate it independently for each domain name or subdomain within your hosting account. This can be achieved when using .htaccess file, which needs to be placed in the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you need to type in a few lines of code in that file. You can see the code in our Knowledgebase section, so you can simply just copy it, since you don't need any programming skills to benefit from all functions that our solutions incorporate. In case you have currently built your site and you wish to employ Server Side Includes later on, you need to ensure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, otherwise SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to activate and employ Server Side Includes with a number of clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers as the feature is featured on the cloud platform where your new account will be set up. All you have to do would be to set up a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a few lines of code inside. You'll find the latter inside the Help articles that are offered as part of your account, which means you don't need any programming knowledge - you're able to simply just copy the code in question. All pages that are going to implement Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add this feature to an existing site, you have to make sure that you change all of the links on it.