Installing and Configuring Custom Scripts
This topic explains how to install and configure custom scripts.
You can use PHP scripts with our Web hosting service. This article explains how to install and configure PHP scripts.
How to use Perl CGI scripts with our Web hosting service.
We support Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
How to use Python CGI scripts with our Web hosting service.
How to troubleshoot script problems and get more assistance if you need it.
Before using scripts, you should be aware of our script policies, particularly regarding scripts that send e-mail.
Depending on the type of script, it may need to be placed in a special location on the server.
You can use precompiled programs with our Web hosting service, as long as they're compatible with our version of Linux.
If you're using Front Page to publish a CGI script file, it should take care of most of the details (such as choosing the correct transfer mode) for you.
Explains how to properly send mail from PHP scripts.
Scripts that run on the server should use the Sendmail program to send e-mail.
The path to your Web directory is based on your domain name.
The path to your cgi-bin directory is based on your domain name.
Your home directory is a private directory that can only be accessed by your own scripts.
Describes where font files are installed on our servers.
What permissions should I use for a script? Should I make files or directories world-writable (777)?
You don't need to create world-writable files or directories.
Explains how to create a "sitemaps" file to improve how search engines such as Google "crawl" your pages.
Explains how to create a Web page that can be used to upload files to your Web site and how to protect it from hackers.