Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a list of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add any kind of content to a few different web pages on your site and alter it simply by updating one text file. You can furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file appear on your website. This shall allow you to add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a far more professional appearance. It will also be easier to revise this content when compared with updating each static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

Since our customized cloud hosting system supports Server Side Includes on a global level, it will be easy to utilize this function with all of the cloud website hosting plans that we offer you and incorporate dynamic content to your websites with only a few clicks. SSI is enabled for each particular domain name or subdomain by inserting an .htaccess file in the site folder with a few lines of code. Naturally, you don't have to be a developer for that since the necessary code can be copied from the Help post that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you would like to employ this feature for your site, it is important to rename your website files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all links on your website lead to the up-to-date names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to activate and use Server Side Includes with simply a couple of clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers because the option is supported within the cloud platform where your new account shall be configured. All you have to do would be to make a blank 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 that are offered within your account, which means you do not require any kind of programming knowledge - you are able to just copy the code in question. All web pages that are going to use Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so in case you add this function to an active website, you need to make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.