Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. By doing this, you can add some content to numerous webpages in your website and adjust it by just editing an individual text file. You are able to additionally add the output of various scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file display on your website. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and creating a more professional overall look. It will also be simpler to revise this content in comparison with updating every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All shared hosting we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to incorporate dynamic elements to your static site which you host on our cloud system. By creating a clear .htaccess file and adding several lines of code inside it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file in question should be in the specific folder where you are going to use SSI and you can also discover the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding knowledge. The 24/7 technical support staff will also be capable to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't confident what to do. You should additionally make sure to change the extension of all files that will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your site lead to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan through us, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for every domain or subdomain of your preference. We've got a thorough Help article on the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you should set up in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be ready to go. You should just be sure that all of the files utilizing SSI possess the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your website are updated and lead to the by now updated files.