Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to various pages on your site and modify it simply by updating just one text file. You're able to additionally incorporate the output of various scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show up on your website. This shall enable you to add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and creating a much more professional overall appearance. It will be simpler to revise this content as compared to editing every static page one at a time. If you would like 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 Cloud Hosting

All the Linux cloud hosting we provide support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic elements to your static site that you host on our cloud system. By setting up a clear .htaccess file and adding some lines of code inside it, you are able to activate SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file involved must be within the exact folder where you are going to use SSI and you can get the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any coding practical experience. Our 24/7 technical support team will also be capable to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not sure what to do. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all files which will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your website lead to the correct files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to activate and utilize Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server offers since the option is featured in the cloud platform where your account shall be configured. All you have to do is to create a blank file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a number of lines of code in it. You can find the latter inside the Help articles that are available in your account, and that means you have no need for any kind of programming abilities - you're able to just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so in case you incorporate this option to an active site, you should make sure that you bring up to date all the links in there.