Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add some content to various web pages in your website and modify it simply by updating an individual text file. You are able to additionally add the output of distinctive scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show up on your website. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a professional overall look. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content as compared to editing every static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that include the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the shared hosting service that you select, it will be possible to make use of this function making your site much more dynamic. All you will need to do is going to be create a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain where you wish to use SSI and after that include a couple of lines of code inside it. You'll not need any kind of coding skills though, as you can simply just copy the needed code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you activate SSI for a specific website. You just need to modify the extension of the html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to those web pages on the website are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package with our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with just a few mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you choose. You will find a detailed Help article on the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines from the article inside an .htaccess file that you should set up in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be set. You should just be certain that all of the files implementing SSI have the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and also that the links on your site are modified and point to the by now renamed files.