Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you can add some content to numerous pages on your website and adjust it just by updating one text file. You are able to also incorporate the output of various scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file appear on your site. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your visitors and creating a far more professional appearance. It will be easier to revise this content as compared to editing each static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that include the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

All the Linux cloud hosting packages we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic elements to any static website that you host on our cloud platform. By creating a blank .htaccess file and adding several lines of code inside it, you can activate SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file in question should be inside the specific folder where you will make use of SSI and you will discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding experience. Our 24/7 tech support staff shall also be able to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure what to do. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with only a few mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers as the option is featured on the cloud platform where your account will be configured. All you need to do would be to create an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a handful of lines of code in it. You can find the latter in one of the Help articles which can be found inside of your account, and that means you have no need for any programming capabilities - you are able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you incorporate this option to an active website, you should make sure that you bring up to date all the links on it.