Server Side Includes (SSI) is a set of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to few different web pages on your website and modify it simply by modifying a single text file. You'll be able to additionally add the output of distinctive scripts so the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show on your site. This shall help you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your website visitors and creating a professional appearance. It will likewise be quicker to update this content as compared to updating each static web page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

Since our customized cloud hosting system features Server Side Includes on a global level, you will be able to implement this feature with the cloud website hosting plans we feature and add dynamic content to your sites with a few clicks. SSI is activated for each specific domain name or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the website folder with just a few lines of code. Of course, you do not have to turn into a developer for that because the required code can be copied from the Help post that we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you wish to utilize this function for your website, you need to rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all links on your site point to the up to date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan through us, it will be easy to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for every domain or subdomain that you choose. We've got in-depth Help article about the subject that 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 inside an .htaccess file that you should create in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be ready to go. You should just make certain that all files using SSI possess the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your website are kept up to date and lead to the by now renamed files.