Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you can add any kind of content to few different pages in your site and adjust it by just editing an individual text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of various scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show up on your website. This shall help you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and creating a more professional visual appearance. It will likewise be quicker to update this content when compared with editing every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

Since our unique cloud hosting system supports Server Side Includes on a global level, you will be able to use this function with the shared website hosting plans that we offer and add in dynamic content to your websites with a few clicks. SSI can be enabled for each individual domain name or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with only a few lines of code. Of course, you don't have to become a programmer for that since the required code may be copied from the Help article that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you would like to use this feature for your website, you will need to rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you've got to double-check if all links on your site lead to the current names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to enable and employ Server Side Includes with merely a couple of clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server packages since the option is present on the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you need to do will be to make a blank file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a handful of lines of code in it. You will find the latter in one of the Help articles that are offered within your account, so you do not require any kind of programming knowledge - you can just copy the code in question. All pages that will make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this feature to an existing website, you should make sure that you update all of the links on it.