Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you're able to add some content to a few different webpages on your site and alter it by just modifying one text file. You can also add the output of various scripts so the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file appear on your site. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional appearance. It will likewise be easier to update this content as compared to updating every static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that contain the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our modern cloud hosting system, so no matter the Linux shared website hosting that you select, you'll be able to make use of this feature making your website more dynamic. All you must do will be to make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you would like to use SSI and after that add a few lines of code in it. You simply will not require any kind of coding skills however, as you're able basically copy the needed code from our help section, or our tech support team can help you activate SSI for any specified website. You just have to modify the extension of any html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all links to these web pages on the site are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan through us, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with a few mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your choice. We have an in depth Help article about the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines from the article inside an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be all set to go. You should just make sure that all files implementing SSI possess the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and also that the links on your website are modified and lead to the already updated files.