Header and Footer doesnt show? Need help?greenspun.com : LUSENET : S-Mart Shopping Cart : One Thread
This is what comes up when I run the smart.cgi :
Could not open http://www.ragerecords.com/smart/demoheader.html No such file or directory
same with the header.html, but when I copy the exact url from above (http://www.ragerecords.com/smart/demoheader.html)into the location window of my browser, it shows the demoheader.html as expected. So there is nothing wrong with the html and the url is correct too? I dont understand why the header and footer html doesnt show up? I have spent frustrating hours trying to find out what the problem is. Ive uploaded, changed extension, chmoded everything as necesary? why doesnt it work. Any answers desperately appreciated.
-- Peter H (email@example.com), October 21, 1998
Nine chances out of 10 your server software is configured so that .cgis cannot call html from the cgi-bin or cgi-local directory in which the cgi resides. Ask your sysop.
Try creating a directory below the /smart directory, say /smart/html
change the smart.cfg entry to reflect the new path and move the header and footer there. It should work
-- Gregory Swofford (firstname.lastname@example.org), October 21, 1998.