How CGI Scripting Works

The article How Web Pages Work discusses the basic features of HTML and shows you how to create Web pages that contain text and graphics. It also shows you how to get your page "on the air" with a hosting service. One of the questions frequently asked by new Web site designers once they get their site up is, "What is CGI Scripting and how can I use it on my site?" or, "How do I create interactive forms on my site?"

In this article, we will answer your questions about CGI scripting and show you how to create your own scripts. You'll also learn a bit about Web servers in the process. Let's get started!