Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add some content to a few different pages in your site and change it just by updating just one text file. You'll be able to also incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of a file show up on your website. This will help you add some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more desirable to your visitors and giving it a more professional look and feel. It will be simpler to revise this content in comparison to editing each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

All cloud hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can incorporate dynamic components to any static website that you host on our cloud system. By making a blank .htaccess file and entering several lines of code inside it, you are able to activate SSI for a domain or perhaps a subdomain. The file involved must be within the exact folder where you are going to use SSI and you will discover the code within our Frequently Asked Questions section, which means you do not need any kind of coding experience. The 24/7 tech support crew will also be able to help you with activating Server Side Includes if you're not certain what to do. You should also remember to change the extension of all your files which will implement SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site lead to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be easy to enable and employ Server Side Includes with merely a handful of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers as the option is available within the cloud platform where your new account shall be set up. All you need to do would be to create an empty file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a number of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles that can be found within your account, and that means you do not need any kind of programming abilities - it is possible to just copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that will use Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add this function to an existing site, you need to make sure that you update all the links on it.