Server Side Includes (SSI) really is a range of directives that will enable you to incorporate the content of a text file in an HTML file. In this way, you'll be able to add any kind of content to various webpages on your site and modify it just by modifying just one text file. You're able to also add the output of various scripts in order that the current date and time, the IP address of the website visitor or the properties of some file appear on your site. This will allow you to incorporate some dynamic content to static pages, making the site more inviting to your site visitors and creating a professional appearance. It will be much easier to update this content in comparison with editing every static web page one at a time. If you want to use Server Side Includes on your website, the pages that incorporate the content of any kind of file must be with extension .shtml.

Server Side Includes in Web Hosting

It will be easy to use Server Side Includes with all web hosting packages that we offer you and enable it independently for each domain name or subdomain inside of your hosting account. This can be accomplished when using .htaccess file, which needs to be positiioned in the folder in which you wish to use SSI and you need to put a few lines of code in that file. You'll find the code inside our Knowledgebase area, so you can just copy it, as you do not need any coding skills to benefit from all of the characteristics that our services feature. In case you have by now built your website and you want to employ Server Side Includes afterwards, you must make sure that you rename the files from .html to .shtml and correct the links on the website, otherwise SSI is not going to work.

Server Side Includes in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Server Side Includes may be enabled effortlessly with each semi-dedicated server package that our company offers and the whole process is going to take you under a minute and only a number of clicks. You can activate SSI by setting up an empty .htaccess file within a domain name or subdomain root folder using the File Manager tool in your Hosting Control Panel or an FTP application of your preference, then incorporating a number of lines of code, which you'll be capable to copy out of the SSI article inside our detailed Knowledgebase. The one thing remaining then shall be to double-check if all pages that will use Server Side Includes are updated from .html to .shtml and to change the links to different pages on your website, so as to represent the modifications in the file extensions.