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 few different web pages in your website and change it by just modifying one text file. You're able to furthermore add the output of different scripts in order that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the properties of a file show up on your site. This shall allow you to add some dynamic content to static webpages, making the website more appealing to your site visitors and creating a professional overall appearance. It will also be simpler to revise this content when compared with editing each static page one at a time. If you would like to use Server Side Includes in your website, the pages that incorporate the content of some file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Cloud Web Hosting

Server Side Includes is featured on our modern cloud hosting platform, so regardless of the cloud web hosting that you choose, it will be easy to use this function and make your website a lot more dynamic. All that you have to do is to set up a file called .htaccess in the main folder for the domain name or subdomain where you wish to use SSI and then include a handful of lines of code in it. You won't need any kind of coding skills however, as you're able to just copy the necessary code from the help section, or our technical support can assist you to enable SSI for a specified site. You just need to customize the extension of the html file which will use Server Side Includes to .shtml and make certain that all of the links to those webpages on the website are appropriate.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Servers

It will be easy to enable and use Server Side Includes with simply a handful of clicks with any of the semi-dedicated server offers as the feature is supported in the cloud platform where your brand-new account will be configured. All you have to do will be to make a blank file named .htaccess from your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel and then include a number of lines of code inside. You will find the latter in one of the Help articles accessible as part of your account, which means you do not require any programming skills - you're able to simply copy and paste the code in question. All webpages that are going to utilize Server Side Includes must have a .shtml extension, so in case you add in this function to an existing site, you should make sure that you change all the links on it.