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Serving up html using cgi-perl

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by rpuskarcik, Jan 1, 2006.

  1. rpuskarcik

    rpuskarcik Registered

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    I would like to create a perl script which serves up an html page. Only one perameter needs to be passed to the script: something like http://www.website.com/page.htlm?1234

    When a person types the above in their browser, they get a webpage. By typing in a differant number at the end, they get almost the same webpage with some modifications, all performed by the perl script.

    Here is what I need help with:
    1. A simple example script to build apon, which accepts the parameter, and based apon it replaces some word or phrase, then serves up a simple html webpage.
    2. I need to know the details of how to set this up: where the script is physically located on the server (/cgi.bin)?
    3. What does page.html look like (or does it need to be shtml)
    4. Anything else I need to know...this is the first time i've attemted this.

    I am somewhat familiar with perl and have written some data extraction routines for use locally but have never written anything which runs on a server. So any information in this regard would certainly be usefull.

    Russ
     
  2. AndyReed

    AndyReed Well-Known Member
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    These forums deal with the cPanel issues and not cgi/Perl scripting. You are better off posting this question/request on a cgi/perl forum such as:
    http://www.ahfb2000.com/webmaster_help_desk/forumdisplay.php?f=49
    or
    http://www.daniweb.com/techtalkforums/
     
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