In this section, TheFreeSite.com takes a look at free services that allow you to easily add CGI (Common Gateway Interface) content to your Web site. CGI has many uses, including offering you the ability to add dynamic and interactive content to your Web pages. The only drawback to CGI content is that it is usually a complex task to implement such scripts on your Web server. (In fact, many free Web hosters don't even give you the option of adding CGI content). However, the free services below allow anyone (even newbies) the ability to easily add CGI resources to a Web site, usually by simply filling out a series of forms). The services we review offer remote CGI hosting, which means that you don't even have to configure the necessary scripts on your server.
Here, you'll find free remotely hosted CGI scripts that let you add nifty features and enhancements to your site. Scripts here include a search engine, a news board, a generic gifts store, a page counter, a random linker, a jump box, and more.
This site offers loads of free, ad-supported interactive gadgets that you can easily add to your site. Gadgets here include such useful site features as a links page, a jump box, a spam fighter, a random image, a random link, a simple counter, a password protection feature, a voting booth, a guestbook and more.
This site offers a nice collection of free remotely hosted CGI scripts that you can customize and use to enhance your Web site. Scripts here include a stats tracker, a guestbook, an access counter, a spam fighter, a random link script, and more.
This nifty, pioneering service is perfect for Webmasters who'd like to add interactive forms to their site, but don't know a scripting language. Just follow the easy instructions here and Freedback.com will generate a custom form for your site. Note: the basic version of this service is free; you can also sign up for a free 30-day trial of an enhanced version of the service, with added features.