Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add any kind of content to a few different pages in your site and change it by just editing a single text file. You'll be able to also incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file display on your site. This will enable you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and creating a professional appearance. It will be simpler to revise this content in comparison with editing every static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All of the Linux cloud web hosting packages that we offer support Server Side Includes, so you can incorporate dynamic components to any static site which you host on our cloud system. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and entering a couple of lines of code in it, you can enable SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file in question should be in the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you will see the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any kind of coding expertise. Our 24/7 tech support crew shall also be capable to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure how to proceed. You should also remember to modify the extension of all your files that are going to use SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan with our company, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you choose. We have in-depth Help article on the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you should make in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be all set to go. You need to simply be sure that all of the files utilizing SSI have the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and also that the links on your site are kept up to date and lead to the already updated files.