Perl is a very popular scripting language that's considered to be one of the most practical languages in the online world. It is feature-rich and it's used to generate a variety of web-based apps and CGI scripts. What distinguishes Perl from most of the other languages on the market is the support for modules - groups of commands for a particular task which can be included in a script by calling them which means that you'll be able to write only one line within your script to have an entire module executed, instead of having the entire program code that's already included in the module anyway. Because Perl can be used with a lot of other languages and it provides a lot of options depending on what a given application can do, it is employed by a number of famous companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, etcetera.

Perl Scripting in Shared Website Hosting

You're able to use CGI scripts and applications written in Perl with any of our shared website hosting plans because we have a rich library more than 3000 modules installed on our tailor-made cloud hosting platform in order to ensure that all the dependencies for a tailor-made or a pre-made script are there when you need them. You are able to run a .pl file in two ways - either manually from your website, or automatically by using a cron job which will run a particular file regularly. In the event that the plan that you've ordered does not come with cron jobs included, you can easily add as many as you need through the Upgrades menu within your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. Also, you need to make sure that the script file features the right executable permissions. With our shared packages, you will be able to build a site with as many functions and features as you would like.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers

You're able to use any Perl-based app, including CGI scripts, with all of the semi-dedicated plans that we supply as Perl is supported on our servers. You'll be able to make every .pl file executable by setting the right UNIX permissions for it from your Hepsia Control Panel or through any FTP client and depending on the actual script, it may be executed manually as a result of some action the client performs on your website, or automatically via a cron job that you can set up inside your account. If you decide to use a script that you've found online and it needs specific modules to to exist on the server, you can reap the benefits of our vast library which features more than 3000 modules. In this way, you can rest assured that any type of Perl application that you generate or find on the Internet will perform properly on our end.