how to run python scripts on a website

James Stroud jstroud at ucla.edu
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 URL....how can i run
> that?
> 
> 
> thanks!
> 

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


#!/usr/bin/python

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


Now just browse it. E.g.:

http://www.doe-mbi.ucla.edu/cgi/jstroud/ex-1.1.cgi


James



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