Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you are able to add some content to numerous pages on your site and alter it simply by editing one text file. You'll be able to also add the output of different scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file display on your website. This will help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a professional visual appearance. It will be quicker to update this content in comparison to updating each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all cloud hosting packages that we offer you and enable it independently for every single domain name or subdomain in your own hosting account. This can be achieved when using an .htaccess file, which should be positiioned in the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you need to type in a couple of lines of code in that file. You'll find the code within our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to simply just copy and paste it, as you do not need any programming expertise to benefit from all of the characteristics that our solutions come with. In case you have by now built your site and you would like to use Server Side Includes later, you will need to ensure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the website, or else SSI won't work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server package with our company, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you choose. We have in-depth Help article on the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be ready to go. You should only make sure that all files implementing SSI possess the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and also that the links on your website are updated and point to the by now renamed files.