Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a set of directives that will allow you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add some content to a few different webpages on your website and alter it by simply editing one text file. You can furthermore incorporate the output of distinctive scripts in order that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of a file appear on your site. This will let you incorporate some dynamic content to static web pages, making the website more appealing to your visitors and creating a more professional appearance. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content as compared to editing each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Website Hosting

You'll be able to use Server Side Includes with all shared website hosting plans we offer you and activate it independently for every domain name or subdomain within your hosting account. This can be achieved by using an .htaccess file, which needs to be put into the folder where you wish to use SSI and you need to enter a couple of lines of code in that file. You'll find the code in our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to simply just copy it, since you don't need any programming expertise to benefit from all of the characteristics that our solutions come with. In case you have currently built your website and you want to use Server Side Includes later on, you need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the website, otherwise SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan from our company, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with only a few mouse clicks and for every domain name or subdomain of your preference. You will find a comprehensive Help article about the subject you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a number of lines from the article inside an .htaccess file that you should create in the root folder of the domain name/subdomain and you will be ready to go. You should just ensure that all files making use of SSI have the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not just .html, as well as that the links on your website are modified and point to the already renamed files.