Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you're able to add any kind of content to a few different pages on your site and modify it by just modifying a single text file. You're able to additionally add the output of different scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file display on your website. This shall help you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and creating a far more professional look and feel. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content in comparison with editing every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

You'll be able to use Server Side Includes with all of the hosting plans we provide and activate it independently for every domain name or subdomain within your hosting account. You can do this when using .htaccess file, which needs to be positiioned in the folder where you wish to use SSI and you need to put a couple of lines of code in that file. You'll find the code in our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to just copy it, since you don't need any coding knowledge to benefit from all of the features that our solutions feature. If you have already built your site and you would like to employ Server Side Includes later, you need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, or else SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to enable and make use of Server Side Includes with just a handful of mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server packages as the option is supported in the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you have to do is to make a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a handful of lines of code in it. You can find the latter inside the Help articles available in your account, so you don't need any kind of programming expertise - you can just copy the code in question. All webpages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add this option to an existing website, you need to make sure that you change all the links in there.