Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will enable you to include the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this manner, you'll be able to add some content to few different pages in your site and adjust it by simply editing an individual text file. You'll be able to furthermore incorporate the output of different scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show on your site. This will help you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more appealing to your website visitors and creating a professional overall appearance. It will likewise be much easier to revise this content in comparison with updating every static page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that incorporate the content of some file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

You'll be able to use Server Side Includes with all of the shared hosting plans that we provide and enable it separately for each domain name or subdomain in your hosting account. This can be done with an .htaccess file, which should be positiioned in the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you have to put a couple of lines of code in that file. You can get the code within our Knowledgebase area, so you're able to simply just copy and paste it, since you do not need any programming skills to benefit from all characteristics that our solutions include. If you have currently built your site and you wish to use Server Side Includes later on, you will need to ensure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the website, or else SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you get a semi-dedicated server package through us, it will be easy to activate Server Side Includes with a few clicks and for any domain name or subdomain that you pick. We have a comprehensive Help article about the subject that you can find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to enable Server Side Includes is to copy a couple of lines out of the article within an .htaccess file that you need to create in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you'll be all set. You should simply make sure that all of the files implementing SSI possess the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, as well as that the links on your site are modified and lead to the by now renamed files.