Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you can add any kind of content to few different pages on your website and adjust it by just editing one text file. You're able to also add the output of different scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file appear on your site. This shall allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a much more professional visual appearance. It will be simpler to update this content in comparison with updating every static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Web Hosting

Server Side Includes is supported on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so whatever the shared web hosting you choose, you'll be able to use this feature making your website more dynamic. All you have to do is going to be set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and include a few lines of code in it. You will not require any coding skills though, as you're able just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our tech support team can assist you to enable SSI for a given website. You just have to customize the extension of the html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these webpages on the website are correct.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package from our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you pick. We have a comprehensive Help article about the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be set. You need to just ensure that all of the files implementing SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are modified and point to the by now renamed files.