Server Side Includes (SSI) is actually a group of directives that will permit you to contain the content of a text file inside an HTML file. In this way, you are able to add any kind of content to various web pages on your website and alter it just by updating a single text file. You're able to additionally incorporate the output of various scripts so that the current time and date, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file appear on your website. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the website more appealing to your site visitors and creating a professional look and feel. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content compared to updating each static web page one by one. If you wish to use Server Side Includes on your website, the web pages that contain the content of any kind of file need to be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Shared Hosting

It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all shared hosting packages that we provide and activate it separately for every single domain name or subdomain inside of your hosting account. This can be accomplished when using an .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'll find the code inside our Knowledgebase area, so you can simply copy it, as you don't need any coding expertise to benefit from all of the capabilities that our services include. In case you have currently built your website and you wish to use Server Side Includes later on, you have to ensure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the site, otherwise SSI won't work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you get a semi-dedicated server plan through us, you will be able to activate Server Side Includes with a couple of clicks and for every domain name or subdomain of your preference. We have in-depth Help article about the subject that you could see in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All it takes to enable Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines from the article within an .htaccess file that you need to set up in the main folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be ready to go. You need to simply be sure that all of the files utilizing SSI possess the correct extension i.e. .shtml, not .html, and that the links on your site are kept up to date and point to the by now updated files.