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looking for a script to add html to a html page from a form.(updating a page remote)



Sep 1, 2000, 12:41 AM

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looking for a script to add html to a html page from a form.(updating a page remote) Can't Post


I am looking for a script that will allow me to update a text portion of the main page of my site,, from a form.

check this:
I use matt's wwwboard and know that you can have a link be posted on a 'certain' part of the main board page when the script analyzes the html and finds a key line to initiate it.
okay that is confusing.
maybe this is better: when you add a new page to the messageboard, a link from the main page to the newly created page is automatically added. got it? with every newly created page, a new link appears.

what I want to do is be able to have a script that will let me, or another staff member, add a snippet of text to the main page when the site is updated. just like the wwwboard. always adding updates and links so that viewers know what is going on.

I tried to take add2file, located in the pearl archive, and tweak it so that I can put "<!--- Begin --->" (the thing that triggers matt's script to put text in a specific place of the html document, rather than the bottom/top only). now I made everything flow and matched variables and basically merged the two scripts but I just can't do it. If anyone knows of a script out there that does this I will praise you a thousand times over. thank you SOOO much for your time.


P.S. I know I can view the whole file and edit that remotely, I am just looking for something that adds a paragraph and automatically posts it quickly. thank you again.


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