Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a list of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add some content to few different webpages on your website and adjust it by simply modifying an individual text file. You are able to also add the output of various scripts so that the present time and date, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of some file show up on your website. This shall allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more inviting to your site visitors and creating a far more professional visual appearance. It will likewise be easier to update this content compared to updating each static page one by one. If you want 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 Shared Hosting

All the Linux shared hosting that we offer you support Server Side Includes, so you're able to bring in dynamic elements to your static site that you host on our cloud system. By making a blank .htaccess file and entering some lines of code within it, you can activate SSI for a domain name or a subdomain. The file concerned must be in the specific folder where you will make use of SSI you'll be able to see the code inside our Frequently Asked Questions section, so you do not need any kind of coding experience. The 24/7 tech support crew will also be able to assist you with enabling Server Side Includes if you aren't confident how to proceed. You should furthermore make sure to modify the extension of all files that will utilize SSI from .html to .shtml and ensure that the links on your site lead to the proper files.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple clicks and for any domain or subdomain that you pick. You will find a detailed Help article on the subject you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a handful of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you should make in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you'll be set. You should just be sure that all of the files utilizing SSI possess the accurate extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, as well as that the links on your website are updated and point to the already updated files.