Perl is a popular language, that is employed to set up various web apps and CGI scripts. Many programmers consider it to be among the most efficient languages nowadays since it supports the use of modules - tiny parts of code with pre-defined subroutines which are designed to perform a certain task. The modules can save you a lot of time and they can contribute to the quick speed of your websites as you can add only one line of program code to call a certain module instead of using all the code for the process within your script. Perl is a multi-purpose programming language primarily used for scripts, but it has been used to create lots of popular pieces of web software as well, such as cPanel, BugZilla and Movable Type. It is also used on high-traffic websites like IMDB, Craigslist, Ticketmaster and many others.
Perl Scripting in Shared Hosting
As Perl is installed on our cloud website hosting platform, you'll be able to execute Perl/CGI scripts with any of our shared hosting plans without any difficulties. You may even do this automatically via a cron job if your package includes this option. If not, you'll be able to add cron jobs from the Upgrades area of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. More than 3000 Perl modules are accessible on our servers and you will be able to use them with your scripts. The complete list can be found in the Control Panel and if you need to use any module, you just have to add the path to our module library inside your script. If third-party scripts which you would like to add to your site ask for a certain module, for example, you will not need to worry if they will run efficiently or not. This way, you are able to make a dynamic website and provide plenty of characteristics to your site visitors.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers
You're able to use any kind of Perl-based application, including CGI scripts, with all of the semi-dedicated servers that we supply as Perl is supported on all our servers. You're able to make any kind of .pl file executable by setting the right UNIX permissions for it via the Hepsia Control Panel or through any kind of FTP client and depending on the actual script, it may be run manually as a result of some action your client performs on the website, or automatically by a cron job that you can set up in your account. Provided you choose to use a script that you've found online and it needs certain modules to be present on your server, you are able to reap the benefits of our vast library that features over 3000 modules. This way, you can be sure that any kind of Perl application that you make or find on the Internet will work flawlessly on our end.