Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add any kind of content to numerous webpages on your website and adjust it by just editing a single text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of various scripts so the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show on your website. This shall enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional appearance. It will also be easier to update this content as compared to editing each static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

All of the Linux hosting packages that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can include dynamic elements to your static website that you host on our cloud system. By making a clear .htaccess file and entering a few lines of code within it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file involved needs to be in the exact folder where you will use SSI and you'll see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 tech support crew shall also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident what to do. You should also make sure to change the extension of all your files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website lead to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be easy to enable and use Server Side Includes with a number of mouse clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server packages because the option is present on the cloud platform where your new account will be set up. All you need to do would be to make a blank file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a few lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles which can be found inside of your account, so you do not need any programming knowledge - you are able to simply just copy the code in question. All web pages that will make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this feature to an active site, you should make sure that you bring up to date all of the links in there.