By Chuck Easttom
The user loads the page and sees a banner at the top of the page; when he or she clicks the banner, the advertiser’s site is loaded. Many large companies also tend to advertise via traditional methods such as newspapers, magazines, television, and radio. Although this method is somewhat less efficient, it works surprisingly well for well-established companies. n Submission. Once you have a web site, people should know that it exists. Most people and small businesses do not have enough resources to advertise via banners that can cost up to tens of thousands of dollars a month.
CGI extends the interaction between the user and the document to a higher level where the document communicates with the web server on which the web pages reside. When you click the Submit button on a form, your browser sends your entries from the HTML form to the server, where the CGI script processes the data and sends it to another program running on the server. The results are then transmitted to the user’s browser. CGI scripts can be written in any language, Perl and C being the most popular ones.