Where is my data stored?

CGI is Comman Gateway Interface. Most of the CGI scripts written in Perl are storing the data in flat text files (ASCII files). Since CGI written in Perl are good in extracting in data from text files. Since the security given by UNIX is good enough to prevent users to access this files. But if you need an external database to store the data you can use mySQL. You need to setup the mySQL database running along with your web server first.

6. What kind of scripts do I need?
7. Selecting and evaluating a script!
8. Working with CGI templates
9. Start Installation now
10. Learn from Errors!
11. How can I help you?

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Learn from Errors!

Learn from Errors!

Mostly, we can figure out the mistakes from the type of error which the browser shows. Hopefully there is no bug in the script itself.

The client-side and the server-side

The client-side and the server-side

In two ways you can make your site dynamic. One, with Java Scripts that can do some things, but they have limitations and can only

CGI for web sites

CGI for web sites

By the time when you are completing this article you should be able to set-up your own CGI script to make your web site Dynamic.