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Add searched URL address to your webpage

  1. Apr 29, 2008 #1

    I am an EE major, and my knowledge of CS is limited. So, I need some help from you.

    When I search and find some good pages from online, I add them to my Favorites (part of Internet Explorer) from my PC. If I use any other PC, at work for example, I couldn't remember the addresses I saved to my PC's Favorites.

    Therefore, I am thinking of writing a code, like HTML or Javascript, for my webpage with search engine so that any time I find a good site, I can save that location (URL address) and write it to my page as my OWN favorite directly. I would go to online and retrieve them out from my webpage on any other PC than my own PC.

    Any help will be appreciated. Thanks

    Mike P
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  3. Apr 29, 2008 #2


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    So you're trying to write a page that accepts text (URLs) and adds them, in parsed form, to a page. Right?

    Do you know HTML and some scripting language like Perl?
  4. Apr 29, 2008 #3
    Yes, kind of. I want to save the current page's URL to a page, so that next time I can retrieve this site via my web from any PC. If I save it to the Internet Explorer Favorites, I only find it on the same PC.

    I know HTML pretty good, and some other languages, such as Visual Basic, C++, and a litle of javascript. Honestly, I don't know anything about Perl.

    Thanks for your help!
    Mike Phan
  5. Apr 30, 2008 #4


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    Do you have a web host? How will you put the site online?

    Here's a thought -- you could get a Google page and just paste in links as needed.
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  7. May 1, 2008 #6


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    Does your host let you use scripts? Do you have a cgi-bin directory?
  8. May 1, 2008 #7
    Here they are:

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