How to write first Hello World program using CGI programming in Python?

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First CGI Program

A CGI script called hello.py is kept in /var/www/cgi-bin directory and it has following content. Before running the CGI program, we make sure we change the mode of file using chmod 755 hello.py UNIX command to make file executable.

Example

#!/usr/bin/python
print "Content-type:text/html\r\n\r\n"
print '<html>'
print '<head>'
print '<title>Hello Word - First CGI Program</title>'
print '</head>'
print '<body>'
print '<h2>Hello Word! This is my first CGI program</h2>'
print '</body>'
print '</html>'

Output

If you click hello.py, then this produces the following output −

Hello Word! This is my first CGI program
raja
Published on 31-Jan-2018 11:46:07
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