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Web Page Doodads You Should Know About 237 Figure 20.3. Text that resides between the HTML comment tags is totally shunned by the browser. The Least You Need to Know · Search types. There are two main types of search component that you should consider: a search host and a CGI script. · Chat room and bulletin board types. Most chat rooms and bulletin boards are hosted on remote servers and you place either a Java applet or some JavaScripts on your page. There are also CGI scripts that you install on your web host. · The include tag. Use this tag to automatically insert the tags and test from a specified text file: <!--#include file="TextFileName"--> · The echo tag. Use this tag to insert data into a page, depending on the variable you specify: <!--#echo var="VariableName"--> · Hiding text from the browser. Use the HTML comment tags to force the browser to ignore a section of text: <!--Hidden text goes here-->