Perl is a very popular scripting language that's considered to be one of the most useful programming languages on the web. It's feature-rich and it is used to set up a number of web-based apps and CGI scripts. What differentiates Perl from most of the alternative languages on the internet is the support for modules - sets of commands for a certain job which can be included in a script by simply calling them i.e. you're able to write just a single line inside your script to have an entire module executed, instead of having the whole code that's already a part of the module anyway. Since Perl supports numerous other languages and it features a lot of functions based on what a given application can do, it's used by many well-known companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, and many others.

Perl Scripting in Hosting

Since Perl is installed on our cloud hosting platform, you will be able to run Perl/CGI scripts with all of our hosting plans without any difficulties. You can even do this automatically through a cron job if your package has this feature. If not, you'll be able to include cron jobs through the Upgrades section of your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. Over 3000 Perl modules can be found on our servers and you can use any of them with your scripts. A complete list is available inside the Control Panel and if you need to use any module, you only have to include the path to our module library within your script. In case third-party scripts which you want to add to your website demand a particular module, for instance, you do not have to worry if they will function effectively or not. This way, you're able to make a dynamic Internet site and offer countless features to your website visitors.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to employ any kind of Perl-based app, including CGI scripts, with all the Linux semi-dedicated hosting that we provide as Perl is supported on our servers. You're able to make any kind of .pl file executable by setting the right UNIX permissions for it from 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 site, or automatically by a cron job that you can create in your account. If you choose to use a script that you've found online and it needs specific modules to to be available on the server, you will be able to benefit from our vast library that features over 3000 modules. Thus, you can be sure that any type of Perl app that you generate or find on the worldwide web will function properly on our end.