Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. This way, you're able to add some content to various pages on your site and change it by simply modifying just one text file. You'll be able to also add the output of distinctive scripts so that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your website. This will help you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and creating a far more professional overall appearance. It will also be easier to update this content in comparison with editing every static page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Website Hosting

All Linux website hosting we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can add dynamic components to any static website which you host on our cloud system. By creating a clear .htaccess file and typing in some lines of code in it, you are able to activate SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file involved should be inside the exact folder where you will use SSI and you will discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any coding experience. Our 24/7 technical support staff shall also be capable to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you are not certain how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all files which will make use of SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website lead to the right files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain of your preference. We've got a detailed Help article on the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article in an .htaccess file that you need to make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be good to go. You should just ensure that all of the files using SSI possess the right extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, as well as that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the by now updated files.