Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to various webpages in your site and alter it just by editing an individual text file. You can furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file appear on your website. This will allow you to add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and creating a far more professional visual appearance. It will be simpler to revise this content when compared with updating every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

Since our customized cloud hosting platform has Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be possible to use this feature with any of the hosting plans we offer you and add dynamic content to your sites with a few mouse clicks. SSI can be enabled for every specific domain or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the website folder with just a few lines of code. Certainly, there is no need to turn into a programmer for that as the needed code may be copied from the Help post we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you want to employ this function for your site, you will need to rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you will have to double-check if all links on your site lead to the modified names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be easy to enable and employ Server Side Includes with only a few clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers since the option is available in the cloud platform where your new account shall be set up. All you need to do would be to make a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code inside. You can find the latter in one of the Help articles available in your account, so you do not need any kind of programming abilities - it is possible to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that will make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this feature to an active website, you should make sure that you change all of the links in there.