Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add some content to a few different pages in your site and adjust it simply by modifying an individual text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of various scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file display on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and giving it a professional appearance. It will also be much easier to update this content in comparison with editing each static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that contain the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all of the cloud website hosting packages we provide and enable it separately for each domain or subdomain inside your hosting account. You can do this when using .htaccess file, which needs to be put into the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you have to type in a few lines of code in that file. You can see the code inside our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to simply just copy it, as you do not need any programming capabilities to take advantage of all of the capabilities that our solutions have. If you have by now built your website and you want to use Server Side Includes later on, you need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the site, or else SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server package through us, it is possible to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for any domain or subdomain that you pick. You will find a thorough Help article on the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a number of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you should create in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be set. You should simply be sure that all of the files implementing SSI possess the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your site are modified and lead to the already updated files.