how to run python scripts on a website

James Stroud jstroud at
Sun Jan 22 04:42:37 CET 2006

py wrote:
> i have a website which runs apache on linux.  it supports python (i
> think via cgi....not sure how else).  anyway how can I go to a web page
> and run a python script or something like that?  for example say i make
> a script which prints out all the links on another can i run
> that?
> thanks!

Here is a start. Put the following in your cgi-bin folder or equivalent. 
Name it test.cgi


print "Content-Type: text/plain\n\n"
print "Hello, World!\n"

Now just browse it. E.g.:


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