Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add any kind of content to various pages on your site and adjust it just by editing an individual text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your website. This shall enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more inviting to your visitors and giving it a professional appearance. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content as compared to updating every static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is present on our innovative cloud hosting system, so regardless of the Linux website hosting package which you pick, you will be able to utilize this feature and make your website much more dynamic. Everything you have to do will be to make a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you wish to use SSI and after that add a handful of lines of code inside. You simply won't need any coding skills though, as you're able to basically copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you enable SSI for any specific website. You just need to change the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to these pages on the website are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to activate and use Server Side Includes with merely a couple of clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server plans since the feature is featured within the cloud platform where your new account will be set up. All you need to do is to create an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a few lines of code inside. You can find the latter in one of the Help articles that are available within your account, so you have no need for any programming expertise - you're able to just copy and paste the code in question. All pages that will utilize Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this feature to an existing site, you have to make sure that you bring up to date all the links on it.