Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you can add any kind of content to few different webpages in your website and adjust it by simply editing a single text file. You can furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts so the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and creating a far more professional overall appearance. It will likewise be easier to revise this content compared to editing each static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

As our custom cloud hosting system offers Server Side Includes on a global level, you will be able to make use of this feature with all of the cloud hosting plans that we have and bring dynamic content to your sites with a few clicks. SSI can be activated for every particular domain or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the website folder with a couple of lines of code. Certainly, you don't have to turn into a developer for that as the necessary code may be copied from the Help article that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you would like to utilize this function for your website, you will need to rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you will have to double-check if all of the links on your website lead to the up to date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan with us, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with a couple mouse clicks and for every domain or subdomain of your choice. You will find a thorough Help article on the subject that you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you need to make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready. You need to just make sure that all of the files utilizing SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and also that the links on your site are kept up to date and lead to the by now renamed files.