Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you can add some content to a few different pages on your site and adjust it just by modifying one text file. You'll be able to furthermore add 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 show up on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and giving it a much more professional visual appearance. It will also be easier to revise this content when compared with editing each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that include the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

You will be able to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud hosting plans we provide and activate it separately for each and every domain name or subdomain in your hosting account. You can do this when using .htaccess file, which needs to be placed into the folder where you wish to use SSI and you have to enter a couple of lines of code in that file. You can find the code inside our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to simply copy and paste it, since you do not need any coding capabilities to benefit from all capabilities that our services feature. In case you have by now built your website and you wish to use Server Side Includes afterwards, you have to ensure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the website, 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, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain of your choice. You will find a comprehensive Help article about the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready. You should just be sure that all of the files using SSI have the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are modified and point to the by now updated files.