Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you're able to add some content to a few different pages in your website and alter it by simply modifying just one text file. You are able to additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file display on your site. This will enable you to add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your visitors and giving it a more professional visual appearance. It will likewise be quicker to update this content in comparison with editing each static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that include the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our modern cloud hosting system, so no matter the Linux shared hosting you pick, it's possible to use this function and make your site a lot more dynamic. All you have to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and after that add a number of lines of code in it. You will not require any coding skills however, as you're able to just copy the needed code from the help section, or our technical support can help you enable SSI for a given site. You just need to modify the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to those web pages on the site are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to enable and use Server Side Includes with simply a handful of clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server packages because the feature is featured in the cloud platform where your account shall be configured. All you need to do will be to set up a blank file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter within the Help articles accessible within your account, which means you do not require any kind of programming expertise - you're able to simply just copy the code in question. All web pages that are going to make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add this option to an active site, you need to make sure that you change all the links on it.