Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. This way, you'll be able to add some content to various webpages on your website and alter it just by modifying just one text file. You can furthermore add the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file appear on your website. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and creating a more professional appearance. It will also be easier to update this content in comparison with updating every static page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is available on our modern cloud hosting platform, so no matter the Linux cloud package you pick, you will be able to make use of this feature making your website a lot more dynamic. All you will need to do is to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and add a number of lines of code inside. You simply won't require any kind of coding skills however, as you're able simply just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can help you enable SSI for a specified site. You just have to change the extension of any html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all of the links to those web pages on the website are accurate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It will be easy to activate and employ Server Side Includes with merely a number of clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server offers because the option is present within the cloud platform where your account will be set up. All you have to do would be to set up a blank file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a few lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles which can be found as part of your account, which means you do not require any programming knowledge - you can simply copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that are going to use Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you add this function to an active site, you should make sure that you bring up to date all the links in there.