Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add some content to a few different webpages in your website and alter it by simply modifying a single text file. You'll be able to additionally add the output of different scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file appear on your site. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and giving it a more professional look and feel. It will likewise be simpler to update this content in comparison to editing every static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Web Hosting

All Linux shared web hosting packages we provide support Server Side Includes, so you can incorporate dynamic elements to any static website that you host on our cloud platform. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and adding several lines of code in it, you can enable SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file concerned should be within the specific folder where you are going to use SSI and you will see the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any kind of coding knowledge. The 24/7 tech support crew shall also be able to help you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't absolutely sure how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to modify the extension of all of the files that will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site lead to the correct files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to activate and use Server Side Includes with only a number of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers as the feature is featured within the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be set up. All you have to do will be to set up an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a few lines of code inside. You will find the latter inside the Help articles that are available inside of your account, and that means you don't need any programming expertise - you are able to simply copy the code in question. All pages that will utilize Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this option to an existing website, you have to make sure that you update all the links in there.