Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Using a web form with the test script, part of CGI Essential Training.
So now that you have the test script installed on your server, it's a useful…tool for learning how to install something on your server, but it has a couple…more uses as well.…So here in the 02_Getting_Started folder is feedback.html. I am going to go…ahead and open that in my editor.…Be sure when you use this that you put in the URL to your server and don't leave…the URL to my server in there because that will not work.…So here around line 40, we will see the form tag, method=post action=, and this…is where you put in the URL to your server.…
Now, in this case I am going to leave it alone because this is the URL to my…server, but you need to make sure that you put the URL to your server in there…in order for this to work.…Once that's done, go ahead and drag this file into the browser and you notice…we edited it on the local machine in the exercise files on the desktop, and…this is loading in the browser from the desktop from the exercise files.…It's got to correct URL in it for your server. I will go ahead and put some…
- Understanding the server requirements for CGI
- Installing CGI scripts on Unix and Windows servers
- Coding form elements into an HTML page
- Keeping context with hidden fields on a web form
- Learning best practices for creating CGI content