Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add some content to few different webpages in your site and change it by simply modifying an individual text file. You're able to additionally add the output of different scripts so the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of some file show on your site. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your visitors and creating a far more professional overall look. It will likewise be easier to revise this content as compared to editing each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the web pages that include the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

All of the shared plans we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic components to your static site which you host on our cloud system. By making a blank .htaccess file and typing in a couple of lines of code inside, you are able to enable SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file in question must be within the exact folder where you will make use of SSI and you can also discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you don't need any kind of coding practical experience. Our 24/7 tech support crew will also be in a position to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not absolutely sure what to do. You should additionally remember to modify the extension of all your files which will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website lead to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan with our company, it will be easy to activate Server Side Includes with a few mouse clicks and for every domain or subdomain of your choosing. We've got a detailed Help article on the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you need to create in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be set. You need to just make certain that all of the files utilizing SSI possess the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your website are modified and point to the already updated files.