Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add some content to a few different webpages on your site and change it just by editing a single text file. You can additionally incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file appear on your site. This will help you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and creating a professional overall look. It will likewise be easier to revise this content in comparison to updating every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so no matter the Linux shared hosting which you select, it's possible to make use of this function making your website much more dynamic. Everything you must do is going to be set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain where you want to use SSI and then add a few lines of code inside it. You'll not need any coding skills however, since you can simply copy the necessary code from our help section, or our technical support can help you activate SSI for any specific website. You just have to modify the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these pages on the website are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be easy to activate and use Server Side Includes with simply a couple of mouse clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server packages as the option is supported on the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you have to do will be to set up a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter inside the Help articles that can be found inside of your account, so you do not require any programming skills - you are able 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 existing site, you need to make sure that you update all the links in there.