Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add any kind of content to numerous web pages on your website and change it just by editing one text file. You're able to additionally incorporate the output of different scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more inviting to your visitors and giving it a much more professional look and feel. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content compared to editing each static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Website Hosting

It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all website hosting packages we provide and enable it separately for each domain name or subdomain in your own hosting account. This can be achieved by utilizing an .htaccess file, which needs to be placed in the folder where you wish to use SSI and you have to put a couple of lines of code in that file. You'll find the code inside our Knowledgebase section, so you can simply just copy and paste it, as you don't need any programming expertise to take advantage of all of the features that our solutions have. If you have by now built your site and you want to use Server Side Includes afterwards, you need to make sure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the site, otherwise SSI will not work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be possible to enable and employ Server Side Includes with only a number of clicks with any of our semi-dedicated server offers since the feature is available on the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be configured. All you need to do would be to make a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a few lines of code inside. You will find the latter inside the Help articles that are available within your account, which means you do not need any kind of programming knowledge - you'll be able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that will make use of Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so if you incorporate this feature to an active website, you have to make sure that you bring up to date all of the links on it.