Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add any kind of content to a few different webpages on your website and adjust it simply by editing a single text file. You are able to additionally add the output of various scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your site. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional overall appearance. It will be much easier to update this content compared to editing each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All cloud web hosting we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic components to your static website which you host on our cloud system. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and adding some lines of code inside, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file in question needs to be within the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you'll find the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you don't need any coding knowledge. Our 24/7 tech support team will also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not absolutely sure how to proceed. You should furthermore make sure to modify the extension of all your files which will use SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to activate and employ Server Side Includes with only a couple of clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server offers because the feature is available on the cloud platform where your account will be configured. All you have to do would be to make a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a couple of lines of code in it. You can find the latter within the Help articles which can be found inside of your account, so you have no need for any kind of programming expertise - you can simply just copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that are going to implement Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add this option to an existing website, you should make sure that you update all the links in there.