Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this manner, you can add any kind of content to numerous webpages in your website and modify it by just editing an individual text file. You'll be able to furthermore incorporate the output of various scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This will let you add some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and giving it a more professional appearance. It will be much easier to revise this content in comparison to editing every static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the cloud hosting plan which you select, it's possible to use this feature and make your website more dynamic. All you need to do will be to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain in which you would like to use SSI and after that include a handful of lines of code in it. You'll not require any coding skills though, as you're able to just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our tech support team can help you enable SSI for a specified website. You just need to modify the extension of any html file that will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to these web pages on the website are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to activate and employ Server Side Includes with merely a few mouse clicks with any one of our semi-dedicated server plans because the feature is present within the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you have to do is to make an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a few lines of code inside. You will find the latter inside the Help articles accessible in your account, which means you do not need any kind of programming expertise - you're able to simply just copy the code in question. All webpages that will make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this option to an active site, you have to make sure that you bring up to date all the links on it.