Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add some content to few different webpages in your website and adjust it just by modifying a single text file. You're able to additionally add the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show on your site. This will allow you to add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your website visitors and giving it a much more professional visual appearance. It will be quicker to revise this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

All of the Linux hosting packages we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic elements to your static website which you host on our cloud system. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code in it, you'll be able to activate SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file involved must be within the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you'll find the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding expertise. The 24/7 tech support staff will also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not confident how to proceed. You should also remember to change the extension of all files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website lead to the appropriate files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to activate and employ Server Side Includes with a handful of clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server packages since the option is present in the cloud platform where your account will be set up. All you need to do is to set up an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a couple of lines of code in it. You can find the latter inside the Help articles available in your account, and that means you do not require any kind of programming expertise - it is possible to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that will make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you add in this function to an existing site, you have to make sure that you change all of the links on it.

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