Server Side Includes (SSI) is a range of directives that will permit you to include the content of a text file within an HTML file. By doing this, you'll be able to add any kind of content to various web pages in your site and adjust it by just editing a single text file. You'll be able to also add the output of various scripts so that the present date and time, the IP address of the visitor or the attributes of a file show up on your site. This shall help you add in some dynamic content to static web pages, making the site more appealing to your site visitors and creating a professional overall look. It will likewise be simpler to revise this content as compared to updating each static page one by one. If you want to use Server Side Includes in your site, the web pages that incorporate the content of any kind of 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 packages that we provide and activate it individually for every single domain name or subdomain in your hosting account. This can be achieved by using an .htaccess file, which needs to be placed into the folder where you wish 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 area, so you're able to just copy it, as you don't need any coding expertise to take advantage of all capabilities that our solutions have. If you have currently built your site and you want to use Server Side Includes later on, you will need to make certain that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and fix the links on the website, or else SSI will not work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server plan through us, it will be easy to enable Server Side Includes with just a few clicks and for virtually any domain name or subdomain of your choice. We've got a detailed Help article about the subject that you could find in your Hepsia Hosting Control Panel. All you need to activate Server Side Includes will be to copy a handful of lines out of the article in an .htaccess file that you need to create in the root folder of the domain/subdomain and you will be ready. You need to only be sure that all of the files using SSI possess the proper extension i.e. .shtml, not simply .html, and also that the links on your website are kept up to date and point to the already renamed files.