Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add some content to various pages in your website and alter it just by modifying just one text file. You'll be able to furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file display on your site. This shall enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more appealing to your visitors and creating a professional overall appearance. It will also be quicker to update this content compared to updating every static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that include the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Web Hosting

As our customized cloud hosting platform supports Server Side Includes on a global level, you are able to implement this function with all of the web hosting plans we offer and bring dynamic content to your sites with only a few clicks. SSI is enabled for every particular domain or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the site folder with only a few lines of code. Of course, there is no need to turn into a coder for that because the required code can be copied from the Help article we have about Server Side Includes. If you would like to employ this function for your site, it is important to rename your website files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all links on your site lead to the up to date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server package with us, you'll be able to enable Server Side Includes with a couple clicks and for every domain or subdomain of your choosing. We've got a detailed Help article on the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you should set up in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be set. You need to just make certain that all of the files implementing SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are kept up to date and lead to the by now updated files.