var sidebar_align = 'right';
var content_container_margin = parseInt('290px');
var sidebar_width = parseInt('270px');
Unanswered: Call script or program from PHP?
Is it possible to call a script from PHP? Better still, can PHP be used to call a COBOL program if the program is resides in the same UNIX environment as the web page?
Look into the exec() and similar functions. You can use it to execute a shell script or system command: so in theory, anything you can add to a shell script, you can execute from PHP.
It's a little dangerous however, and I didn't recommend you did it if someone manages to sneak rm -r /* into the script