Perl is a very popular scripting language which is regarded as one of the most practical languages on the Internet. It's feature-rich and it is used to generate multiple web-based applications and CGI scripts. What differentiates Perl from most of the alternative languages on the web is the compatibility with modules - sets of commands for a particular process which can be included in a script by calling them i.e. you're able to write a single line in your script to have a whole module executed, rather than having the whole program code that's already included in the module anyway. Since Perl supports a lot of other languages and it comes with a lot of options based on what a given application can do, it's used by a number of famous companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, etcetera.

Perl Scripting in Website Hosting

Since Perl is installed on our cloud hosting platform, you will be able to execute Perl/CGI scripts with any of our website hosting plans without any difficulties. You may even do this automatically via a cron job when your package includes this attribute. If not, you're able to add cron jobs from the Upgrades section of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. More than 3000 Perl modules are accessible on our servers and you'll be able to use them with your scripts. The full list is available in the Control Panel and if you'd like to use any module, you only have to add the path to our module library inside your script. If third-party scripts that you need to add to your website demand a particular module, for example, you will not need to worry whether they will function properly or not. This way, you're able to create a dynamic website and supply countless attributes to your targeted visitors.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages that we provide can run CGI scripts or any other applications developed in Perl and since cron jobs are part of all of the packages, you'll be able to pick if a certain script will be executed manually or automatically on regular basis. What's more, you can benefit from a large library of more than 3000 modules which are already installed on our servers and use their functions in order to save your time when you write your scripts. If you use some third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that if it needs a specific module in order to work effectively, we'll have it because our library contains both widespread modules and less popular ones. You'll be able to view the path to the modules that you should use in our scripts under the Server Information drop-down menu of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.