Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you can add some content to a few different web pages on your website and change it simply by modifying an individual text file. You are able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This will let you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a far more professional look and feel. It will be simpler to update this content in comparison to updating every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

It will be possible to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud hosting plans we offer and activate it independently for every domain name or subdomain inside your hosting account. This can be accomplished when using .htaccess file, which should be positiioned in the folder in which you want to use SSI and you need to type in a few lines of code in that file. You will find the code within our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to simply just copy and paste it, as you don't need any programming expertise to benefit from all of the features that our solutions incorporate. In case you have by now built your site and you want to employ Server Side Includes later, you must make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, or else SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to enable and employ Server Side Includes with simply a couple of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server packages since the feature is available within the cloud platform where your account shall be configured. All you have to do is to make a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a few lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles that are available inside of your account, and that means you don't need any kind of programming knowledge - it is possible to simply copy the code in question. All pages that will implement Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this function to an active site, you should make sure that you update all of the links on it.