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. In this manner, you'll be able to add any kind of content to few different webpages on your website and alter it by just updating just one text file. You can also incorporate the output of various scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file display on your website. This shall help you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your visitors and giving it a much more professional overall look. It will be much easier to update this content compared to updating every static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that include the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All the shared hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can bring in dynamic components to any static site which you host on our cloud platform. By creating a clear .htaccess file and typing in a few lines of code within it, you're able to activate SSI for a domain or maybe a subdomain. The file concerned needs to be in the particular folder where you will use SSI you'll be able to see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any coding practical experience. Our 24/7 tech support crew will also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not confident what to do. You should also make sure to modify the extension of all files which will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site point to the correct files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan with us, it is possible to enable Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for every domain or subdomain that you pick. We have in-depth Help article about the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines out of the article inside an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready. You need to simply make certain that all files utilizing SSI possess the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and also that the links on your website are kept up to date and point to the by now renamed files.