Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you are able to add some content to few different pages on your site and modify it simply by modifying just one text file. You're able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file display on your website. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your visitors and creating a professional overall look. It will likewise be easier to revise this content in comparison to editing every static page one at a time. If you would like 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 Shared Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our modern cloud hosting system, so no matter the shared website hosting which you choose, it will be easy to use this feature and make your website much more dynamic. All you must do is going to be set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and include a number of lines of code in it. You will not need any kind of coding skills however, since you can simply copy the needed code from the help section, or our tech support team can assist you to enable SSI for any given site. You just need to modify the extension of any html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to these webpages on the website are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server package from our company, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your preference. We have an in depth Help article on the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to create in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be good to go. You need to simply be certain that all files implementing SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your site are updated and lead to the by now renamed files.