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C++ with CGI

Before doing example, You have to configure cgi-bin with apache server.
If its done then try your first example.

Open an empty file and write following c++ code.

#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main ()

cout << "Content-type:text/html \n\n";
cout << "Hello World - First CGI Program";

return 0;

Now save this file with .cpp extension(example.cpp) in public_html/cgi-bin folder.
Then compile that program.
$ g++ -o example example.cpp

This will create example file which is executable.
Then open browser and open following link”


This will show you following o/p on browser.

Hello World – First CGI Program

If you find any problem then share it as comments.

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