Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add any kind of content to few different pages in your website and adjust it just by editing a single text file. You're able to additionally add the output of various scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show on your site. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your visitors and giving it a much more professional look and feel. It will be quicker to revise this content compared to updating each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that include the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so no matter the hosting which you select, it will be easy to use this feature making your website 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 in which you would like to use SSI and add a few lines of code inside it. You'll not require any kind of coding skills though, since you can simply just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can help you activate SSI for any given website. You need to simply customize the extension of the html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to those webpages on the site are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan through our company, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with a few mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your preference. We have in-depth Help article on the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article inside an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You should simply be certain that all files utilizing SSI possess the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are modified and lead to the already updated files.