Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you'll be able to add any kind of content to a few different webpages on your site and adjust it just by editing one text file. You can also incorporate the output of different scripts so the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your site. This will let you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and giving it a more professional overall appearance. It will likewise be simpler to update this content in comparison with updating every static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All of the Linux cloud web hosting plans that we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to add dynamic elements to your static website which you host on our cloud platform. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and entering some lines of code inside it, you can enable SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file involved should be within the specific folder where you are going to use SSI and you will find the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. The 24/7 technical support team shall also be capable to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident how to proceed. You should also remember to modify the extension of all of the files that will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site lead to the correct files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with only a couple of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers since the option is available on the cloud platform where your new account shall be configured. All you need to do is to make an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a couple of lines of code in it. You will find the latter within the Help articles that are available inside of your account, so you have no need for any kind of programming knowledge - it is possible to just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that will utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this feature to an active site, you have to make sure that you change all the links in there.