Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will allow you to contain the content of a text file in an HTML file. This way, you are able to add any kind of content to numerous web pages on your site and modify it by simply editing an individual text file. You'll be able to also add the output of distinctive scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the attributes of some file show on your site. This will help you add in some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more appealing to your website visitors and creating a far more professional visual appearance. It will also be simpler to update this content when compared with editing each static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file should be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all of the shared hosting plans we provide and enable it independently for every domain or subdomain inside your hosting account. This can be achieved when using .htaccess file, which needs to be placed in the folder where you want to use SSI and you need to type in a few lines of code in that file. You can find the code inside our Knowledgebase section, so you're able to simply copy it, since you don't need any programming expertise to benefit from all of the characteristics that our services contain. If you have currently built your website and you want to employ Server Side Includes later, you need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the website, otherwise SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It is possible to activate and employ Server Side Includes with simply a handful of mouse clicks with any one of the semi-dedicated server packages because the option is supported in the cloud platform where your new account will be configured. All you need to do would be to set up a blank file named .htaccess through your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then place in a handful of lines of code in it. You will find the latter in one of the Help articles that can be found in your account, so you don't require any kind of programming abilities - you'll be able to simply just copy the code in question. All pages that will make use of Server Side Includes should have a .shtml extension, so if you add in this function to an active site, you have to make sure that you update all of the links on it.