Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. By doing this, you can add some content to various web pages in your website and adjust it just by editing one text file. You're able to additionally add the output of different scripts so that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your website. This shall allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and creating a far more professional appearance. It will be simpler to update this content in comparison with updating each static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

All the cloud website hosting that we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic components to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By creating an empty .htaccess file and entering a couple of lines of code inside it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved needs to be within the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you'll get the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you don't need any coding experience. The 24/7 technical support staff will also be capable to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not certain how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all files that are going to use SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be easy to enable and utilize Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers since the feature is featured in the cloud platform where your new account will be set up. All you need to do will be to create an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a handful of lines of code in it. You will find the latter in one of the Help articles that can be found as part of your account, so you do not need any kind of programming capabilities - you're able to just copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this function to an existing website, you have to make sure that you change all of the links on it.