Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add some content to numerous webpages on your website and modify it just by modifying an individual text file. You are able to furthermore add 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 appear on your website. This shall allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional appearance. It will likewise be quicker to update this content in comparison to editing each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

You will be able to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud website hosting plans we offer and enable it individually for every single domain or subdomain within your hosting account. You can do this with an .htaccess file, which should be placed in the folder in which you want to use SSI and you need to enter a couple of lines of code in that file. You can find the code in our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to just copy it, as you don't need any coding expertise to take advantage of all functions that our solutions feature. If you have already built your website and you wish to use Server Side Includes later on, you will need to make sure 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

When you get a semi-dedicated server package with our company, it is possible to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for every domain or subdomain that you pick. We have a comprehensive Help article about the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You should only be sure that all of the files using SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the by now renamed files.