Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add any kind of content to a few different web pages in your site and adjust it by simply modifying just one text file. You'll be able to also add the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This shall help you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a professional appearance. It will likewise be much easier to update this content in comparison with editing every static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is featured on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the Linux cloud website hosting that you choose, it will be possible to utilize this feature and make your site much more dynamic. All that you need to do will be to set up a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and after that add a couple of lines of code inside it. You simply won't need any kind of coding skills though, since you can simply just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our tech support team can help you activate SSI for any specified site. You just need to modify the extension of any html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to those pages on the website are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan through our company, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your preference. We've got an in depth Help article on the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You should just be certain that all files utilizing SSI have the right extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and also that the links on your site are kept up to date and lead to the already renamed files.