Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you can add any kind of content to a few different web pages in your website and modify it simply by modifying an individual text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of different scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show up on your website. This shall allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your visitors and creating a professional visual appearance. It will likewise be quicker to update this content in comparison to updating each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

As our custom cloud hosting system features Server Side Includes on a global level, it is possible to implement this function with all of the shared hosting packages we have and bring dynamic content to your sites with a couple of mouse clicks. SSI is activated for every particular domain or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a few lines of code. Of course, you don't have to turn into a programmer for that as the necessary code may be copied from the Help post we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you want to use this feature for your website, you need to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you will have to double-check if all of the links on your website lead to the up to date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be easy to activate and employ Server Side Includes with only a number of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server plans since the option is supported within the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be set up. All you need to do would be to set up a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a few lines of code inside. You can find the latter within the Help articles available within your account, so you have no need for any programming expertise - you can simply copy the code in question. All pages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so in case you add in this feature to an active site, you need to make sure that you bring up to date all of the links in there.