Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add some content to numerous web pages on your site and modify it just by updating just one text file. You'll be able to furthermore add the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file appear on your site. This shall let you add some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional overall look. It will also be simpler to revise this content in comparison with updating every static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Web Hosting

As our custom made cloud hosting platform features Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be possible to make use of this function with all of the web hosting plans we offer and incorporate dynamic content to your sites with just a few clicks. SSI can be activated for each specific domain name or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the website folder with a couple of lines of code. Certainly, you don't need to become a programmer for that as the required code can be copied from the Help article we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you would like to employ this function for your website, it's important to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all of the links on your website point to the modified names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server package with our company, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with only a few mouse clicks and for any domain or subdomain that you choose. You will find a detailed Help article on the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be good to go. You should simply make sure that all of the files implementing SSI possess the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your site are updated and point to the by now updated files.