Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a group of directives that will enable you to contain the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you're able to add any kind of content to a few different web pages in your site and adjust it simply by modifying just one text file. You'll be able to also incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the present time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your website. This shall allow you to add some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more inviting to your website visitors and creating a more professional visual appearance. It will also be simpler to revise this content in comparison to editing every static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Hosting

As our unique cloud hosting platform has Server Side Includes on a global level, it's possible to implement this function with the cloud hosting plans we have and add in dynamic content to your websites with a few clicks. SSI is activated for every particular domain name or subdomain by placing an .htaccess file in the site folder with a couple of lines of code. Certainly, you do not have to be a programmer for that as the necessary code can be copied from the Help article we have related to Server Side Includes. If you wish to employ this function for your website, you must rename your website files from .html to .shtml plus you've got to double-check if all of the links on your site point to the updated names.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

It is possible to enable and use Server Side Includes with only a number of mouse clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server offers as the option is available in the cloud platform where your new account shall be set up. All you have to do is to create a blank file named .htaccess via your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a couple of lines of code in it. You'll find the latter in one of the Help articles available within your account, so you don't need any kind of programming abilities - you'll be able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All web pages that will utilize Server Side Includes need to have a .shtml extension, so in case you add in this feature to an existing website, you must make sure that you bring up to date all the links in there.