Server Side Includes (SSI) is a list of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add some content to a few different webpages on your website and alter it just by editing an individual text file. You'll be able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This shall let you add in some dynamic content to static webpages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and giving it a professional appearance. It will be easier to update this content as compared to editing each static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that contain the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Website Hosting

Server Side Includes is supported on our modern cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the Linux cloud website hosting package which you choose, you'll be able to make use of this function making your site much more dynamic. All that you must do is to set up a file called .htaccess in the home folder for the domain name or subdomain where you would like to use SSI and include a number of lines of code in it. You'll not require any coding skills though, as you can simply copy the needed code from the help section, or our tech support team can help you enable SSI for any given website. You need to simply customize the extension of any html file which will employ Server Side Includes to .shtml and make sure that all links to these web pages on the site are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You will be able to enable and utilize Server Side Includes with only a couple of mouse clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server plans since the option is present within the cloud platform where your account will be configured. All you have to do would be to make an empty file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a few lines of code inside. You will find the latter in one of the Help articles that can be found within your account, which means you don't require any programming knowledge - it is possible to simply just copy the code in question. All web pages that are going to implement Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you add in this function to an active website, you should make sure that you update all of the links on it.