[ic] capture_page cgi

Peter peter at pajamian.dhs.org
Wed Mar 23 04:14:23 UTC 2011

On 23/03/11 13:20, Sam Batschelet wrote:
> capture_page is a nice tool for generating static pages.  I use the
> scan feature of the tag to create static pages with search results.
> To customize the static page creation I would like to pass cgi
> variables during the page creation.  For example I currently use
> something like:
> [capture-page page="results.html" file="pages/static/foo_bar.html"
> umask="002" hide=1
> scan="fi=products/st=db/co=1/sf=prod_group/se=foo/op=rm/nu=0/sf=category/se=bar/op=rm/nu=0/ml=50/tf=price/to=nr"]
> Could the functionality of this tag be expanded to allow cgi variable
> injection into the static page creation?
> [capture-page page="results.html" file="pages/static/foo_bar.html"
> umask="002" hide=1
> scan="fi=products/st=db/co=1/sf=prod_group/se=foo/op=rm/nu=0/sf=category/se=bar/op=rm/nu=0/ml=50/tf=price/to=nr"
> cgi="foo_var=1&bar_var=2"]
> Seems like it could I'm not a perl expert and would be willing to pay
> for the customization if possible.  Thanks in advance.

It could, but I find it easier to use wget when generating a static 
version of the site.  It can automatically crawl the site and will be 
recognized as a bot (which you probably want when generating a static copy).


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