Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you are able to add some content to a few different pages on your website and adjust it by simply updating one text file. You can furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file display on your site. This will enable you to add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and creating a more professional appearance. It will be easier to revise this content compared to editing each static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

As our customized cloud hosting system supports Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be possible to make use of this feature with the shared hosting plans we offer and incorporate dynamic content to your sites with just a few mouse clicks. SSI can be activated for each individual domain name or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the website folder with just a few lines of code. Certainly, you don't need to turn into a coder for that because the needed code may be copied from the Help post that we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you wish to employ this feature for your site, you'll want to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all links on your site point to the up to date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan with us, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with only a few mouse clicks and for any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We've got in-depth Help article on the subject 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 ought to create in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You should only make sure that all files using SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and also that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the by now updated files.