Perl is a sought-after scripting language that's considered to be one of the most practical languages on the Internet. It is feature-rich and it's used to set up multiple web-based applications and CGI scripts. What differentiates Perl from most of the alternative languages on the web is its support for modules - groups of commands for a certain task that can be integrated into a script by simply calling them which means that you're able to write only one line within your script to have an entire module executed, rather than having the whole program code that is already a part of the module anyway. Since Perl can be used with numerous other languages and it comes with a lot of options based on what a particular app can do, it is used by a number of popular companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, and many others.

Perl Scripting in Website Hosting

As Perl is installed on our cloud website hosting platform, you will be able to execute Perl/CGI scripts with all of our website hosting plans without difficulty. You can even do this automatically by using a cron job when your plan includes this feature. If not, you'll be able to include cron jobs through the Upgrades section of your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. More than 3000 Perl modules are present on our servers and you'll be able to use all of them with your scripts. The complete list is available in the Control Panel and when you want to use any module, you just have to add the path to our module library within your script. In case third-party scripts which you need to add to your website demand a particular module, for example, you will not need to worry whether they will function effectively or not. In this way, you're able to create a dynamic website and offer various features to your targeted visitors.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers

All semi-dedicated servers that we provide can run CGI scripts or all other applications developed in Perl and since cron jobs are included in all of our plans, you'll be able to select if a certain script will be executed manually or automatically on regular basis. In addition, you can take advantage of a huge library of over 3000 modules which are already set up on our servers and use their functionality so as to save your time when you create your scripts. Provided you use a third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that if it requires some module to run efficiently, we'll have it since our library contains both popular modules and less popular ones. You can see the path to the modules which you have to use in our scripts in the Server Information drop-down menu of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.