Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you're able to add any kind of content to various pages on your website and adjust it simply by modifying an individual text file. You'll be able to also add the output of various scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show on your site. This shall help you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and creating a far more professional appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content in comparison with updating every static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

As our unique cloud hosting system has Server Side Includes on a global level, you'll be able to to make use of this feature with any of the cloud hosting plans that we feature and add in dynamic content to your sites with a couple of clicks. SSI can be activated for every individual domain name or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the site folder with just a few lines of code. Of course, there is no need to be a developer for that as the needed code can be copied from the Help article that we have related to Server Side Includes. If you want to utilize this feature for your website, you have to rename your website files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all of the links on your site lead to the modified names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan through our company, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with only a few clicks and for every domain name or subdomain of your choosing. We have a thorough Help article on the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you need to make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be good to go. You need to simply ensure that all of the files using SSI have the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and also that the links on your website are updated and point to the already updated files.