Server Side Includes (SSI) is a group of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you can add any kind of content to various webpages in your site and alter it by just editing an individual text file. You are able to furthermore add the output of different scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This shall help you add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more desirable to your site visitors and creating a professional visual appearance. It will likewise be simpler to update this content compared to editing every static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

As our custom made cloud hosting platform features Server Side Includes on a global level, you are able make use of this function with any of the cloud web hosting plans we offer you and bring dynamic content to your websites with only a few clicks. SSI can be enabled for every particular domain or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with just a few lines of code. Naturally, you don't have to become a coder for that because the required code can be copied from the Help article that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you want to use this feature for your website, it is important to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you will have to double-check if all links on your site lead to the modified names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through our company, you will be able to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain that you pick. You will find a thorough Help article about the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a couple of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be ready to go. You need to only be certain that all of the files making use of SSI have the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, and that the links on your website are modified and lead to the already renamed files.