Definitions for "Server-Side Scripting"
Keywords:  jsp, script, php, asp, coldfusion
Server-Side Scripting languages provided by a Hosting Service. They change Web Pages before they are sent to a Browser.
Scripts that are processed by the server.
Scripting embedded within a web page which is processed by the web server (as opposed to the end user's browser). Common server side scripting languages include ASP, PHP, ColdFusion, CGI/Perl, JSP, etc. Server side scripting is the preferred method of implementing functionality into web pages, as developers have more control over their web server, and can more accurately control outcomes and results.