Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a range of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you can add some content to numerous web pages on your website and modify it by simply editing a single text file. You're able to also incorporate the output of various scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file appear on your site. This will allow you to add some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more desirable to your visitors and giving it a professional overall appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content in comparison to updating each static web page one at a time. If you would like 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 Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so whatever the cloud service which you pick, it's possible to utilize this feature making your website much more dynamic. Everything you need to do is going to be make a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain or subdomain where you wish to use SSI and after that include a few lines of code in it. You will not need any kind of coding skills though, as you're able to simply copy the needed code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you to enable SSI for a given website. You just have to customize the extension of the html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to those webpages on the site are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to enable and employ Server Side Includes with just a couple of mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers since the option is available within the cloud platform where your new account shall be set up. All you have to do would be to set up a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a couple of lines of code in it. You will find the latter within the Help articles that are available as part of your account, and that means you do not need any kind of programming capabilities - you are able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this function to an active site, you have to make sure that you bring up to date all of the links in there.