Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add some content to numerous pages on your site and modify it simply by modifying one 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 attributes of some file appear on your site. This will help you incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and giving it a much more professional visual appearance. It will likewise be much easier to update this content compared to editing each static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that contain the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

All Linux cloud hosting we offer support Server Side Includes, so you're able to include dynamic components to any static site that you host on our cloud system. By setting up a blank .htaccess file and adding some lines of code inside it, you can enable SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file in question must be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you can also get the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you don't need any coding experience. Our 24/7 technical support team will also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't certain what to do. You should also make sure to modify the extension of all files that are going to utilize 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 Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple mouse clicks and for every domain name or subdomain of your choice. You will find an in depth Help article on the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You should just make sure that all of the files using SSI possess the appropriate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and also that the links on your site are modified and point to the already updated files.