CGI, (Common Gateway Interface) A standard method of
extending Web server functionality by executing programs or scripts on
a Web server in response to Web browser requests. A common use of CGI
is in form processing, where the Web browser sends form data to a CGI
script on the server, the script integrates the data with a database,
and sends back the results as a Web page. Use of CGI can make a Web
page much more dynamic and add interactivity for the user. check box
Check box, A form field that can be selected by clicking a box.
When a box is selected, it is usually displayed with a check mark or
X. Check boxes are usually grouped to represent a set of non-exclusive
choices. See also radio button.