Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add some content to a few different web pages on your website and adjust it just by editing an individual text file. You're able to also add the output of various scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file show on your website. This shall let you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a professional overall look. It will likewise be quicker to revise this content in comparison to editing every static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All the cloud web hosting we provide support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic components to any static site which you host on our cloud platform. By making a blank .htaccess file and typing in several lines of code inside it, you can activate SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file in question needs to be in the particular folder where you will use SSI and you will discover the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding expertise. The 24/7 tech support staff will also be in a position to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you are not absolutely sure what to do. You should also make sure to change the extension of all your files that are going to use SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website point to the appropriate files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to enable and employ Server Side Includes with a few clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans since the feature is available in the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you need to do would be to make an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a handful of lines of code in it. You will find the latter inside the Help articles that are available within your account, which means you don't require any programming skills - you are able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that will utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add this function to an active site, you must make sure that you bring up to date all the links in there.