Perl is a well-known programming language, that is used to set up various web apps and CGI scripts. Lots of programmers consider it to be among the most practical languages in existence since it supports the usage of modules - tiny pieces of code with pre-defined subroutines which are designed to perform a particular task. The modules can help you save lots of time and they can contribute to the rapid speed of your websites since you are able to add only one line of program code to call a specific module instead of using all of the program code for the task in your script. Perl is a multi-functional programming language most often used for scripts, but it's been employed to create numerous popular pieces of web software too, such as cPanel, BugZilla and Movable Type. It is also used on high-traffic sites such as IMDB, Craigslist, Ticketmaster and many more.

Perl Scripting in Shared Hosting

In case you acquire a Linux shared plan from our company, you are able to execute Perl/CGI scripts without a problem since we have a lot of modules on the cloud hosting platform where all of the shared accounts are created. With every single plan, you'll be given access to more than 3000 modules which you will be able to employ in your scripts and you will find a full list within your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel along with the path which you should use so as to be able to access them. Should you use any kind of script which you've downloaded from a third-party website, you can be sure that it'll run flawlessly regardless of what modules it needs for that. Any .pl script can be executed manually or you will be able to create a cron job to do this automatically at a pre-set time interval. If your web hosting package does not come with cron jobs, you're able to include this attribute with just a couple of clicks in the Upgrades section of your Control Panel.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers

All of the Linux semi-dedicated servers that we provide can run CGI scripts or all other apps developed in Perl and since cron jobs are featured in all the packages, you are able to select if a given script will be executed manually or automatically on regular basis. In addition, you can take advantage of a vast library of over 3000 modules that are already set up on our servers and use their functions to save time when you write your scripts. In case you use some third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that if it requires a specific module to work efficiently, we will have it as our library includes both widely used modules and less popular ones. You can view the path to the modules which you need to use in our scripts in the Server Information drop-down menu of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.