Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you'll be able to add some content to numerous webpages on your website and alter it by simply modifying one text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of different scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your site. This will allow you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and creating a far more professional look and feel. It will also be simpler to revise this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Website Hosting

As our customized cloud hosting system offers Server Side Includes on a global level, you will be able to make use of this function with the website hosting plans we offer you and add in dynamic content to your sites with only a few mouse clicks. SSI is activated for every specific domain name or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the website folder with a few lines of code. Of course, there is no need to turn into a coder for that because the necessary code may be copied from the Help article that we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you would like to employ this feature for your site, you'll want to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you've got to double-check if all of the links on your site lead to the modified names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for any domain or subdomain of your preference. We have in-depth Help article on the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a number of lines from the article inside an .htaccess file that you need to create in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You need to just make sure that all files implementing SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and also that the links on your website are updated and lead to the already renamed files.