Perl is a widespread scripting language that is regarded as one of the most useful programming languages in the online world. It is feature-rich and it is used to create multiple web-based apps and CGI scripts. What distinguishes Perl from most of the alternative languages on the web is the support for modules - groups of commands for a certain job that can be integrated into a script by simply calling them which means that you can write a single line within your script to get an entire module executed, instead of having the entire code which is already a part of the module anyway. Because Perl can be used with a lot of other languages and it features a lot of options based on what a specific application can do, it's employed by numerous well-known companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, and many others.

Perl Scripting in Shared Hosting

You're able to use CGI scripts and apps created in Perl with all of our Linux shared hosting as we have a rich library of over 3000 modules on our custom-made cloud website hosting platform so as to ensure that all of the dependencies for a tailor-made or a ready-made script will be there every time you need them. You can run a .pl file in two separate ways - either manually via your site, or automatically by using a cron job that will run a specific file on regular intervals. In the event that the package which you've obtained doesn't come with cron jobs included, you'll be able to add as many as you want from the Upgrades menu within your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. You also have to ensure that the script file features the proper executable permissions. Using our shared plans, you're able to create a website with as many functions and features as you like.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All the semi-dedicated hosting that we supply are capable of running CGI scripts or various other apps written in Perl and considering that cron jobs are part of all of our plans, you'll be able to pick if a certain script will be executed manually or automatically on a regular interval of time. Also, you can take advantage of a vast library of more than 3000 modules that are already installed on our servers and use their functionality in order to save time when you write your scripts. If you use some third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that if it requires a certain module so as to work effectively, we will have it since our library contains both widely used modules and less popular ones. You are able to view the path to the modules that you have to use in our scripts in the Server Information drop-down menu of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel.