Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add some content to few different pages in your website and change it by simply editing just one text file. You're able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This will enable you to add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional overall appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content compared to editing each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All Linux cloud web hosting plans that we offer support Server Side Includes, so that you can bring in dynamic elements to any static site which you host on our cloud platform. By setting up an empty .htaccess file and adding several lines of code inside, you're able to enable SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file in question needs to be in the exact folder where you are going to use SSI and you can also get the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any coding expertise. The 24/7 technical support team shall also be in a position to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not certain how to proceed. You should additionally remember to modify the extension of all of the files which will use SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site lead to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be easy to enable and make use of Server Side Includes with simply a few clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers as the feature is supported in the cloud platform where your new account shall be configured. All you need to do would be to create an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code inside. You can find the latter within the Help articles available within your account, which means you do not need any kind of programming expertise - you are able to simply just copy the code in question. All web pages that will use Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this feature to an active site, you must make sure that you update all of the links on it.