Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add some content to a few different web pages in your site and alter it just by updating an individual text file. You're able to also incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file display on your site. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and creating a much more professional appearance. It will likewise be quicker to revise this content in comparison to updating every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

As our custom made cloud hosting platform features Server Side Includes on a global level, it is possible make use of this feature with the cloud web hosting packages that we have and incorporate dynamic content to your websites with only a few mouse clicks. SSI is activated for every individual domain or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the site folder with a couple of lines of code. Naturally, you don't need to turn into a coder for that since the needed code can be copied from the Help article we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you wish to utilize this function for your site, you'll have to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you've got to double-check if all links on your website lead to the modified names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to activate and use Server Side Includes with just a couple of clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server offers because the option is supported on the cloud platform where your new account shall be set up. All you need to do will be to create an empty file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a handful of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter within the Help articles that are available within your account, and that means you have no need for any programming knowledge - you can simply just copy the code in question. All webpages that will use Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add this feature to an active site, you must make sure that you update all of the links on it.