Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you can add any kind of content to a few different webpages on your website and change it by simply updating just one text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file display on your site. This shall allow you to add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your visitors and giving it a professional visual appearance. It will be much easier to revise this content when compared with updating every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All of the Linux cloud web hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic elements to your static site that you host on our cloud platform. By creating a clear .htaccess file and typing in several lines of code inside it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain or a subdomain. The file in question needs to be within the specific folder where you will use SSI and you can also see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding experience. The 24/7 tech support crew shall also be able to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't certain how to proceed. You should furthermore make sure to change the extension of all your files that are going to implement SSI from .html to .shtml and make sure that the links on your site point to the correct files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to enable and employ Server Side Includes with simply a few mouse clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server packages since the feature is supported in the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you need to do is to create a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a number of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter inside the Help articles that can be found within your account, and that means you don't need any programming abilities - it is possible to just copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that will make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this feature to an active site, you should make sure that you change all of the links in there.