Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add any kind of content to various web pages in your site and alter it just by modifying a single text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of different scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show on your website. This will let you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and giving it a far more professional overall look. It will be quicker to revise this content when compared with editing every static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that include the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

All shared website hosting plans we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can add dynamic elements to any static website which you host on our cloud platform. By making a clear .htaccess file and entering a few lines of code in it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved needs to be in the particular folder where you will use SSI you'll be able to find the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding experience. The 24/7 technical support team will also be capable to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't absolutely sure what to do. You should additionally remember to change the extension of all of the files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, it is possible to enable Server Side Includes with just a few mouse clicks and for any domain name or subdomain that you pick. You will find a detailed Help article on the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be good to go. You need to only be certain that all of the files implementing SSI possess the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and also that the links on your website are updated and lead to the already renamed files.