Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add some content to few different web pages in your website and adjust it simply by modifying an individual text file. You can also incorporate the output of various scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a much more professional appearance. It will likewise be much easier to update this content compared to updating each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

Since our custom made cloud hosting system has Server Side Includes on a global level, you are able to work with this function with the cloud web hosting plans that we feature and bring dynamic content to your websites with a few mouse clicks. SSI is activated for every particular domain or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a couple of lines of code. Of course, you do not have to turn into a coder for that because the required code can be copied from the Help post that we have about Server Side Includes. If you'd like to use this function for your website, you must rename your site files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all links on your site point to the current names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be possible to enable and use Server Side Includes with only a handful of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server packages as the option is supported in the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you need to do would be to create a blank file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a number of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter within the Help articles available as part of your account, so you don't require any kind of programming expertise - you are able to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this feature to an existing website, you need to make sure that you update all of the links on it.