Definition of CGI bin in English:

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CGI bin

Pronunciation: /ˌsēˌjēˈī ˌbin/

Entry from US English dictionary


A server directory where CGI programs are stored.
Example sentences
  • In one place it tells you that cgi files can go in any folder that suits; in another, less obvious place, it tells you they may only be placed in cgi-bin.
  • Remember that cgi scripts are normally executed from cgi-bin rather than html or htdocs.
  • To set up your cgi-bin folder, click on ‘CGI Programs’ in the ‘CGI directory aliases’ row.

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Syllabification: CGI bin

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