Perl is an excellent programming language that's commonly used for creating CGI scripts along with various kinds of web-based applications. Among its main advantages is the fact that it works with modules - ready-made batches of program code which are used to execute various tasks and to increase the functionality of a given script without slowing it with unnecessary lines of code. This means that, if five jobs have to be performed, you are able to employ five lines of program code to call each of the modules rather than including a large number of lines used to generate the actual modules within your script. Perl is really convenient and it can be used for numerous purposes, so a number of corporations have integrated it in their web products or on their high-traffic sites - cPanel, IMDB, Craigslist, BugZilla, BBC and many more. It's often used with other languages like PHP or Python.
Perl Scripting in Shared Hosting
You'll be able to use CGI scripts and apps written in Perl with all our Linux shared packages because we have a rich library more than 3000 modules on our custom-made cloud website hosting platform so as to make sure that all dependencies for a tailor-made or a ready-made script will be there every time you need them. You will be able to run a .pl file in two ways - either manually through your website, or automatically through a cron job that will run a specific file regularly. In the event that the package that you've ordered does not come with cron jobs included, you will be able to add as many as you want through the Upgrades menu inside your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. In addition, you need to make sure that the script file features the needed executable permissions. Using our shared packages, you can build a site with as many functions and features as you like.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to use any Perl-based application, including CGI scripts, with all the Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages that we offer as Perl is supported on all our servers. You can make any .pl file executable by setting the appropriate UNIX permissions for it from your Hepsia Control Panel or through any FTP client and based on the actual script, it may be run manually as a result of some action your client performs on the website, or automatically via a cron job which you can create in your account. In case you decide to use a script which you've found online and it needs certain modules to to exist on your server, you will be able to take full advantage of our rich library that features over 3000 modules. In this way, you can rest assured that any kind of Perl application that you create or find on the worldwide web will work flawlessly on our end.