Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you are able to add any kind of content to various web pages on your website and alter it just by modifying just one text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show on your site. This shall allow you to add some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more desirable to your website visitors and giving it a more professional appearance. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content as compared to updating every static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

Server Side Includes is featured on our progressive cloud hosting platform, so whatever the Linux cloud hosting you pick, it's possible to utilize this feature making your website much more dynamic. All that you will have to do will be to create a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain or subdomain in which you want to use SSI and then add a few lines of code in it. You will not need any coding skills however, as you can simply just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you enable SSI for any given website. You just need to modify the extension of any html file that will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to these webpages on the website are correct.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, you'll be able to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for any domain name or subdomain of your choosing. We have a comprehensive Help article about the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to activate Server Side Includes is to copy a number of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be set. You need to only make sure that all of the files implementing SSI have the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your site are modified and lead to the already updated files.