Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you can add some content to numerous webpages in your site and change it just by modifying an individual text file. You are able to also add the output of various scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show up on your website. This shall enable you to add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and giving it a far more professional visual appearance. It will be much easier to revise this content in comparison with updating every static page one by one. If you would like 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 Cloud Hosting

As our custom cloud hosting platform has Server Side Includes on a global level, you'll be able to use this function with the cloud hosting plans we offer you and add dynamic content to your sites with a few mouse clicks. SSI is enabled for each individual domain name or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the site folder with a few lines of code. Of course, there is no need to become a programmer for that because the necessary code may be copied from the Help article we have concerning Server Side Includes. If you would like to use this feature for your website, you must rename your site files from .html to .shtml and you've got to double-check if all links on your site point to the up-to-date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through us, it is possible to enable Server Side Includes with a couple clicks and for virtually any domain or subdomain of your choosing. You will find an in depth Help article on the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be all set to go. You should just ensure that all of the files utilizing SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your site are kept up to date and point to the by now updated files.