Understanding CGI scripts

In this time, we will try to explain in brief about CGI scripts.

What is cgi Scripts ?
Common Gateway Interface (CGI) offers a standard protocol for web servers to execute programs that execute like console applications which also can be called command-line interface programs for running on a server that generates web pages dynamically. You can say, CGI scripts are executable that will execute on the server to produce dynamic and interactive web pages. It means that Web pages can be executed as CGI scripts.

Some of the internet providers is often offering you preinstalled, ready to run, guest-books, page-counters, and chat-forums solutions that are written in CGI Scripts.

How can you use it in your business? How can you benefit from it?

Well, you can use this pre installed script to run page counters and add guest books and other features you may need to provide good services for your customer.

That’s all what we can explain about CGI Scripts. Hopefully it helps a bit.