Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you are able to add any kind of content to numerous webpages in your website and alter it by just updating an individual text file. You'll be able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file show up on your site. This will let you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional overall look. It will likewise be simpler to update this content as compared to editing each static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our progressive cloud hosting system, so no matter the cloud web hosting plan that you select, it will be possible to use this feature and make your website much more dynamic. All you need to do is going to be set up a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and then add a number of lines of code inside it. You simply will not require any coding skills however, as you're able to basically copy the needed code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you activate SSI for any specified site. You just have to customize the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to these webpages on the website are correct.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan through our company, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with only a few mouse clicks and for every domain name or subdomain that you choose. You will find a comprehensive Help article about the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you should set up in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be all set. You should only make sure that all files implementing SSI possess the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and also that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the by now updated files.