How do I use the Guest book script?

How do I use the Guest book script?

This article explains how to use the free CGI script named guestbook.

This article applies to Unix Shared Hosting, Unix Reseller accounts and Unix Dedicated Servers.

Guest Book is a free CGI script which you can install onto your account via the CGI Scripts page. The script allows visitors to your site to leave their name, email address and some comments about your site.

Accessing Guest Book

The guest book and related data file reside in the cgi-bin directory of your web space. The guest book can be accessed at To allow your visitors to view and post to your guest book just make a hyperlink in your page to this URL.

Managing Guest Book

To remove messages from your guest book you must edit the file /cgi-bin/guestbook.dat within your web space. Be sure to remove every line relating to each message that you delete. We suggest that you make a backup of this file before making any modifications.