Perl is an effective programming language that's frequently used for setting up CGI scripts and a number of web-based applications. One of its main pros is the fact that it supports modules - ready-made batches of code which are designed to do multiple tasks and to enhance the performance of a given script without clogging it with unneeded lines of code. This means that, if five tasks need to be executed, you'll be able to employ five lines of program code to call each of the modules instead of adding a large number of lines used to create the actual modules in your script. Perl is really practical and it can be used for a number of purposes, so a wide range of companies have implemented it in their web products or on their high-traffic websites - cPanel, IMDB, Craigslist, BugZilla, BBC and a lot more. It is generally used with other programming languages for instance PHP or Python.

Perl Scripting in Shared Web Hosting

In case you obtain a shared web hosting from our company, you'll be able to execute Perl/CGI scripts without a problem as we have a large number of modules present on the cloud hosting platform where all the shared accounts are generated. With every single plan, you'll have access to more than 3000 modules which you'll be able to employ in your scripts and you can find the full list within your Hepsia hosting Control Panel together with the path that you should use in order to be able to access them. In case you use any kind of script which you've downloaded from a third-party site, you can rest assured that it will function perfectly regardless of what modules it needs for that. Every .pl script can be executed manually or you can create a cron job to do this automatically at a certain time interval. If your web hosting package does not come with cron jobs, you can add this feature with just a few clicks in the Upgrades area of your Control Panel.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers

All semi-dedicated servers that we offer can run CGI scripts or any other applications developed in Perl and considering the fact that cron jobs are a part of all packages, you're able to decide if a certain script will be executed manually or automatically on regular basis. What's more, you can use a large library of over 3000 modules that are already set up on our servers and use their features in order to save time when you create your scripts. In the event that you use some third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that in case it requires a certain module so as to operate effectively, we'll have it because our library contains both popular modules and less popular ones. You can view the path to the modules that you should use in our scripts under the Server Information drop-down menu of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.