Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you are able to add any kind of content to few different web pages in your website and modify it by simply editing one text file. You can furthermore add the output of various scripts so the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file appear on your site. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more appealing to your visitors and giving it a more professional look and feel. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content when compared with updating each static page one at a time. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

All of the cloud web hosting service we offer you support Server Side Includes, so that you can include dynamic components to your static site which you host on our cloud system. By making a clear .htaccess file and typing in several lines of code in it, you're able to enable SSI for a domain name or maybe a subdomain. The file in question should be in the particular folder where you will make use of SSI and you can also get the code in our Frequently Asked Questions section, and that means you do not need any coding expertise. The 24/7 technical support crew shall also be able to assist you with activating Server Side Includes if you aren't confident how to proceed. You should also make sure to change the extension of all your files which will use SSI from .html to .shtml and make certain that the links on your website point to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be possible to activate and make use of Server Side Includes with a couple of mouse clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers because the feature is featured within the cloud platform where your account shall be configured. All you need to do will be to set up an empty file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then add a handful of lines of code in it. You will find the latter inside the Help articles that are offered within your account, which means you don't need any kind of programming knowledge - you'll be able to simply copy the code in question. All pages that are going to make use of Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this function to an active site, you need to make sure that you bring up to date all the links in there.