Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add some content to few different webpages in your site and change it by just modifying an individual text file. You'll be able to also incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show on your site. This will enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and giving it a more professional appearance. It will likewise be easier to revise this content as compared to updating each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that include the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

You'll be able to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud hosting packages we offer and activate it independently for every single domain name or subdomain in your hosting account. This can be done when using .htaccess file, which should be put into the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you need to put a couple of lines of code in that file. You will find the code within our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to just copy and paste it, since you do not need any coding knowledge to take advantage of all characteristics that our services contain. If you have currently built your website and you would like to employ Server Side Includes afterwards, you need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, otherwise SSI won't work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server package with our company, it will be easy to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain of your preference. You will find a thorough Help article about the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines from the article inside an .htaccess file that you should make in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be set. You should just make sure that all files using SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your website are updated and point to the already renamed files.