Perl is an excellent programming language that's regularly used for creating CGI scripts and also different web-based applications. One of its key advantages is the fact that it supports modules - ready-made batches of code that are used to do numerous tasks and to increase the functionality of a certain script without clogging it with unneeded lines of program code. To put it simply, if five jobs should be performed, you can employ five lines of code to call each one of the modules rather than adding a few hundred lines used to create the actual modules within your script. Perl is very practical and it may be used for various purposes, so many corporations have implemented it in their web products or on their high-traffic sites - cPanel, IMDB, Craigslist, BugZilla, BBC and a lot more. It's ordinarily used with other languages such as PHP or Python.

Perl Scripting in Website Hosting

You can use CGI scripts and apps written in Perl with all our Linux website hosting packages because we have a rich library more than 3000 modules on our custom-made cloud hosting platform in order to make sure that all dependencies for a custom-made or a ready-made script will be there when you need them. You will be able to execute a .pl file in two ways - either manually from your website, or automatically using a cron job which will run a specific file on regular intervals. If the plan that you have purchased does not come with cron jobs included, you are able to include as many as you would like through the Upgrades menu within your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. In addition, you need to ensure that the script file has the proper executable permissions. When you use our shared packages, you're able to build a site with as many functions and features as you like.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to take advantage of every Perl-based app, including CGI scripts, with any of the Linux semi-dedicated packages that we supply as Perl is supported on our servers. You will be 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 FTP client and in accordance with the actual script, it can be executed manually as a result of some action your client performs on your site, or automatically through a cron job which you can set up in your account. In case you choose to employ a script that you have found online and it needs specific modules to to be available on your server, you are able to take full advantage of our vast library which features more than 3000 modules. This way, you can rest assured that every Perl application that you generate or find on the worldwide web will perform flawlessly on our end.