Perl is a well-liked scripting language which is considered to be one of the most useful languages on the web. It is feature-rich and it's used to set up a number of web-based applications and CGI scripts. What differentiates Perl from most of the alternative languages on the web is the support for modules - sets of commands for a particular job which can be integrated into a script by calling them which means that you are able to write just a single line within your script to have an entire module executed, rather than having the entire code which is already included in the module anyway. Because Perl can be used with numerous other languages and it features a lot of options based on what a given app can do, it's used by numerous renowned companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, and many others.
Perl Scripting in Cloud Hosting
As Perl is installed on our cloud hosting platform, you'll be able to run Perl/CGI scripts with all of our cloud hosting plans without any difficulties. You may also do this automatically by using a cron job if your plan has this feature. If not, you'll be able to include cron jobs via the Upgrades section of your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. More than 3000 Perl modules can be found on our servers and you will be able to use them with your scripts. The entire list is available inside the Control Panel and if you wish to use any module, you only have to include the path to our module library inside your script. If third-party scripts that you would like to add to your site ask for a specific module, for instance, you won't need to worry if they will function effectively or not. This way, you will be able to create a dynamic website and offer countless attributes to your site visitors.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers
Perl is supported on all of our servers, so in case you get a semi-dedicated server account through us, you're able to use any tailor-made or ready-made CGI script or other Perl-based web app without any difficulties. To save your time and efforts, we have also installed several thousand modules which you're able to employ. You can see the path to the library in your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel and include any module within your scripts. Some third-party scripts, for example, need certain modules, to function properly. Executing a .pl file, custom or ready-made, can be done in two ways - manually, when a visitor performs a specific action on your website, or automatically, when you set up a cron job from your account. In the second case, you are able to choose the interval according to what your script will do and how often you want it to run - once a day, hour, minute, etc.