Perl is a widely used scripting language that's regarded as being one of the most practical programming languages on the web. It is feature-rich and it is used to generate various web-based applications and CGI scripts. What differentiates Perl from most of the other languages on the web is the compatibility with modules - sets of commands for a particular process which can be included in a script just by calling them which means that you're able to write a single line inside your script to have a module executed, instead of having the entire program code that's already included in the module anyway. As Perl is compatible with numerous other programming languages and it comes with a lot of options depending on what a specific app can do, it is used by many popular companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, and so on.

Perl Scripting in Shared Hosting

As Perl is installed on our cloud web hosting platform, you're able to run Perl/CGI scripts with any of our shared hosting plans without difficulty. You can even do this automatically by using a cron job if your package has this attribute. If not, you are able to add cron jobs through the Upgrades area of your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. More than 3000 Perl modules are available on our servers and you will be able to use all of them with your scripts. The full list can be found in the Control Panel and when you need to use any module, you only have to add the path to our module library in your script. When third-party scripts which you would like to add to your site require a particular module, for instance, you will not need to worry whether they will run efficiently or not. In this way, you are able to build a dynamic Internet site and provide plenty of characteristics to your site visitors.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You are able to use every Perl-based application, including CGI scripts, with any of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting that we offer as Perl is supported on all of our servers. You'll be able to make any .pl file executable by setting the right UNIX permissions for it through the Hepsia Control Panel or through any kind of FTP client and in accordance with the actual script, it can be run manually as a result of some action the client performs on the website, or automatically via a cron job which you can set up inside your account. Provided you want to use a script that you have found online and it needs particular modules to to exist on the server, you'll be able to reap the benefits of our rich library that includes over 3000 modules. In this way, you can rest assured that any kind of Perl app that you make or find on the Internet will function perfectly on our end.