Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a set of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you're able to add some content to numerous pages on your website and adjust it just by updating a single text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of different scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your site. This will enable you to incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your visitors and creating a much more professional appearance. It will be simpler to revise this content compared to editing each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

It is possible to use Server Side Includes with all of the shared website hosting packages we provide and activate it independently for each domain name or subdomain inside of your hosting account. This can be done when using an .htaccess file, which needs to be placed in the folder where you wish to use SSI and you have to enter a couple of lines of code in that file. You'll find the code within our Knowledgebase area, so you can simply just copy it, since you do not need any programming skills to take advantage of all of the functions that our solutions incorporate. If you have currently built your site and you would like to use Server Side Includes later, you will need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, or else SSI will not work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to enable and employ Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server plans because the feature is featured on the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be configured. All you need to do will be to set up an empty file named .htaccess using your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a handful of lines of code in it. You will find the latter in one of the Help articles accessible inside of your account, and that means you do not need any programming capabilities - you are able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All pages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you incorporate this option to an active website, you have to make sure that you update all of the links on it.