Online Help Manual:



CGI Centre:

In the CGI Centre you will find pre-installed CGI scripts for your site. If you have some programming knowledge you might want to download some of the third-party Perl scripts that are available from some download sites. We have put some useful Links here. If you install your own scripts please refer to the CGI Scripts menu of our Hosting Support section for general script installation instructions and server paths.

The following scripts are pre-installed and available from the CGI Centre in your Control Panel:

CGI Wrapper:

The CGI Wrapper is a gateway program that allows users to run CGI scripts without compromising the security of the web server. The CGI Wrapper allows the scripts to run with the permissions of the user who owns the script. It is configured to run user scripts which are located in the /public_html/cgi-bin/ directory. You can enable the CGI Wrapper by clicking on this feature.

Random HTML Generator:

The Random HTML Generator randomly generates text on your web page. It picks a HTML string out of a list and inserts it in an SSI (Server Side Includes) enabled web page. Your page needs to have a .shtml extension for this feature to work. To setup the Random HTML Generator simply click on it and input the text that you wish to have generated randomly.

Guest Book:

The Guest Book is a simple guest book generator. To setup this feature click on it and then copy and paste the code generated into your page.


This feature allows you to setup a counter, a clock, or a date box for a page on your website. You need to generate the code for each script that you want to use. To setup this feature select the radio button for the specific script that you want to generate, select options and click on Make HTML, then simply copy and paste the code provided into your web page.


This utility will create a real time java clock for your site. Very similar to the clock available inside the counter option. To setup this feature select the options that you want and click Save to generate the HTML code to insert into your pages.


This will create a countdown box that counts down to a specified date. To setup the Countdown enter the date that you would like to count down to and click on Make HTML to generate the HTML code to insert into your pages.

CGI Email:

CGI Email is a CGI program written in C for Unix. It takes the input of a HTML form and converts it to an email format defined by the author of the form. By doing this the resulting email messages are easy to sort through. Using CGI Email requires more work than using Forms to Email programs such as FormMail. However, users with no programming experience can follow the simple step-by-step instructions in the CGI Email user guide. To enable this feature, simply click on it, you will then find instructions for setting it up.

FormMail Clone:

FormMail Clone is a clone of Matt Wright's FormMail.cgi under a less restrictive license. It should behave almost exactly as FormMail.cgi, however, with it you are not able to customize the script at all and the output of your form results arrive in alphabetical order. To enable the FormMail Clone just click on it. The path to use in your forms is:

Entropy Search:

This is a simple search engine that will index the pages within your domain. To setup the Entropy Search click on Setup Search Engine and you will be provided with the HTML code that you will need to insert in your pages where you want the search box to appear. Once you have entered the code into your pages and have uploaded them to your account, revisit this area and click on Rebuild Search Index to complete the installation.

Entropy Banner:

Entropy Banner is a simple random banner generator. You can use Entropy Banner to display random banners on your web pages. To setup this feature click on it, copy and paste the code into the pages where you would like to show the banners. To add banners, click on Add Banners. You can also modify the Rotation of the banners by clicking on Modify Rotation.

NOTE: You must name your pages that contain the code for your banner rotation with the extension .shtml in order for this feature to work.

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