Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you can add some content to few different pages on your site and alter it just by modifying an individual text file. You'll be able to additionally incorporate the output of different scripts so that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your website. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and creating a much more professional visual appearance. It will also be easier to update this content as compared to editing each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all cloud hosting packages we offer you and enable it individually for every domain name or subdomain within your hosting account. You can do this by utilizing an .htaccess file, which needs to be placed in the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you need to type in a couple of lines of code in that file. You will find the code in our Knowledgebase area, so you can simply just copy it, since you do not need any coding expertise to take advantage of all functions that our services incorporate. In case you have by now built your site and you want to use Server Side Includes later on, you must make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, or else SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be easy to activate and use Server Side Includes with only a couple of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans since the option is available on the cloud platform where your brand-new account shall be configured. All you need to do is to make a blank file named .htaccess from 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, so you don't need any programming skills - you'll be able to just copy the code in question. All pages that will make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add this option to an active site, you must make sure that you change all the links in there.