Perl is a sought-after scripting language that's regarded as one of the most practical languages on the web. It is feature-rich and it is used to create various web-based applications and CGI scripts. What distinguishes Perl from most of the alternative languages on the market is the support for modules - sets of commands for a certain process that can be integrated into a script by simply calling them which means that you're able to write just a single line inside your script to have a module executed, rather than having the entire code which is already included in the module anyway. Since Perl can be used with many other programming languages and it comes with a lot of functions based on what a specific application can do, it is employed by lots of well-known companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, and many others.
Perl Scripting in Shared Website Hosting
In case you buy a Linux shared website hosting service from us, you will be able to run Perl/CGI scripts without a problem since we have numerous modules on the cloud platform where all of the shared accounts are generated. With every single package, you will be provided with access to over 3000 modules which you can employ in your scripts and you'll find the full list within your Hepsia hosting Control Panel as well as the path that you should use so as to get access to them. In case you use any kind of script that you have downloaded from some third-party site, you can rest assured that it will work properly 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 certain time interval. In case your hosting package does not come with cron jobs, you can add this attribute with a few clicks within the Upgrades area of the Control Panel.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers
All of the semi-dedicated hosting service that we offer can run CGI scripts or any other apps created in Perl and since cron jobs are a part of all the packages, you're able to decide if a given script will be executed manually or automatically on a regular interval of time. In addition, you can benefit from a large library of more than 3000 modules which are already installed on our servers and use their functions to save time when you write your scripts. In the event that you use some third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that if it needs some module to function efficiently, we'll have it as our library includes both widespread modules and less popular ones. You'll be able to see the path to the modules which you need to use in our scripts under the Server Information drop-down menu of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel.