Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to a few different pages on your site and modify it simply by editing an individual text file. You are able to furthermore add the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file appear on your site. This will allow you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your visitors and creating a more professional visual appearance. It will be simpler to update this content as compared to editing each static web page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that include the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All the Linux shared hosting packages we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can bring in dynamic elements to any static website that you host on our cloud platform. By creating a blank .htaccess file and typing in several lines of code in it, you'll be able to enable SSI for a domain name or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved needs to be inside the particular folder where you will use SSI you'll be able to find the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any kind of coding practical experience. The 24/7 tech support team shall also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure how to proceed. You should furthermore remember to change the extension of all files that are going to use SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site point to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server package from our company, it is possible to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain that you pick. You will find in-depth Help article on the subject you can see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines from the article inside an .htaccess file that you should make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You should just be sure that all of the files utilizing SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and that the links on your website are updated and point to the already updated files.