Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add some content to a few different webpages on your site and modify it simply by editing an individual text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of various scripts so the current date and time, 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 website more appealing to your visitors and giving it a more professional overall appearance. It will also be much easier to revise this content in comparison to editing every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is supported on our modern cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the cloud hosting which you choose, it's possible to utilize this feature making your website much more dynamic. Everything you must do is to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain where you want to use SSI and then add a few lines of code inside it. You simply won't require any kind of coding skills though, as you can just copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can help you enable SSI for a specific website. You just need to change the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these webpages on the website are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to activate and use Server Side Includes with only a couple of mouse clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server packages because the option is available in the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be set up. All you need to do is to make a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code inside. You will find the latter within the Help articles available in your account, and that means you have no need for any programming abilities - it is possible to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to use Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add this option to an active site, you need to make sure that you bring up to date all the links on it.