Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you're able to add some content to numerous web pages on your site and change it simply by modifying just one text file. You can additionally incorporate the output of distinctive scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file display on your site. This shall help you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more desirable to your site visitors and creating a far more professional visual appearance. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content compared to editing each static web page one by one. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that contain the content of some file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Hosting

You'll be able to use Server Side Includes with all of the hosting plans that we offer and enable it separately for every single domain or subdomain in your own hosting account. This can be done by utilizing an .htaccess file, which needs to be put into the folder where you wish to use SSI and you need to enter a few lines of code in that file. You can see the code inside our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to simply copy and paste it, since you do not need any coding expertise to benefit from all features that our services feature. In case you have currently built your website and you wish to use Server Side Includes afterwards, you have to ensure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the website, or else SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be possible to enable and utilize Server Side Includes with simply a few clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server offers as the feature is supported within the cloud platform where your account shall be set up. All you need to do would be to create a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code inside. You will find the latter within the Help articles available as part of your account, so you do not need any kind of programming abilities - it is possible to just copy the code in question. All webpages that are going to make use of Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this option to an active website, you must make sure that you bring up to date all the links in there.