Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will allow you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you're able to add any kind of content to few different pages in your website and modify it just by updating one text file. You are able to additionally add the output of different scripts so the current time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your site. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and creating a professional overall appearance. It will be easier to update this content as compared to editing each static web page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your site, the pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

As our customized cloud hosting platform features Server Side Includes on a global level, you will be able to utilize this function with all of the cloud web hosting plans that we feature and bring dynamic content to your websites with a couple of clicks. SSI is activated for every specific domain name or subdomain by putting an .htaccess file in the site folder with just a few lines of code. Naturally, there is no need to be a programmer for that as the needed code can be copied from the Help article that we have regarding Server Side Includes. If you'd like to utilize this function for your site, you will need to rename your website files from .html to .shtml and you have to double-check if all links on your site point to the updated names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server package with us, it is possible to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for any domain name or subdomain of your choice. We've got a comprehensive Help article about the subject you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you ought to make in the main folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You should only make certain that all of the files implementing SSI possess the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your website are updated and point to the already updated files.