Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to various webpages in your site and adjust it just by modifying an individual text file. You are able to also add the output of different scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file appear on your website. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and giving it a professional visual appearance. It will be easier to update this content compared to updating each static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that include the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All of the shared plans that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic elements to your static website which you host on our cloud system. By making a clear .htaccess file and typing in some lines of code within it, you are able to enable SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file involved needs to be in the particular folder where you are going to use SSI and you'll see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. Our 24/7 technical support crew shall also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not confident what to do. You should additionally remember to change the extension of all of the files that are going to implement SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your website point to the correct files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan from us, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for any domain or subdomain of your choosing. You will find a comprehensive Help article on the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article inside an .htaccess file that you need to create in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be all set to go. You need to just be sure that all of the files implementing SSI have the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your site are modified and point to the by now updated files.