Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add some content to a few different web pages in your site and modify it simply by editing an individual text file. You're able to also incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file appear on your website. This shall enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and creating a far more professional overall appearance. It will also be much easier to revise this content in comparison to updating each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

All Linux hosting we provide support Server Side Includes, so that you can add dynamic elements to any static site which you host on our cloud system. By creating a blank .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code inside, you are able to activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file concerned should be in the exact folder where you will use SSI you'll be able to see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding practical experience. Our 24/7 tech support team will also be capable to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident what to do. You should furthermore remember to modify the extension of all files which will use SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site point to the correct files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to activate and utilize Server Side Includes with only a couple of mouse clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server offers as the feature is featured in the cloud platform where your account will be set up. All you have to do will be to make a blank file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a couple of lines of code in it. You can find the latter in one of the Help articles that can be found as part of your account, so you do not need any programming knowledge - you can simply just copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that are going to implement Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this function to an active website, you must make sure that you change all of the links in there.