Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you can add some content to numerous pages in your site and change it just by updating a single text file. You can furthermore incorporate the output of various scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your site. This will help you incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional visual appearance. It will also be simpler to revise this content when compared with editing every static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

All the shared website hosting plans we provide support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic elements to any static website that you host on our cloud system. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and adding a few lines of code within it, you're able to activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file involved needs to be in the specific folder where you will make use of SSI and you will discover the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any kind of coding expertise. Our 24/7 tech support crew will also be capable to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure what to do. You should also remember to change the extension of all of the files that are going to utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through us, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your choosing. You will find a thorough Help article on the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to set up in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be good to go. You need to simply be certain that all files utilizing SSI possess the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your site are updated and lead to the by now renamed files.