Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add any kind of content to various webpages in your website and adjust it simply by modifying a single text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show on your website. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your website visitors and creating a much more professional look and feel. It will be simpler to revise this content as compared to editing every static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Web Hosting

Since our customized cloud hosting platform features Server Side Includes on a global level, you'll be able to to utilize this feature with the shared web hosting plans we offer you and bring dynamic content to your sites with a couple of mouse clicks. SSI is activated for each particular domain name or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the website folder with only a few lines of code. Naturally, you do not have to become a programmer for that because the needed code can be copied from the Help post that we have related to Server Side Includes. If you'd like to utilize this function for your site, you need to rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all links on your website point to the up-to-date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to enable and use Server Side Includes with only a handful of mouse clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server plans since the option is available on the cloud platform where your new account will be set up. All you need to do is to make an empty file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a couple of lines of code inside. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles that are offered within your account, and that means you have no need for any programming capabilities - you'll be able to simply just copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that will utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add this function to an active site, you have to make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.