Perl is a widespread computer language, which is used to set up various web applications and CGI scripts. Many programmers believe that it is among the most effective programming languages these days because it supports the usage of modules - compact parts of program code with pre-defined subroutines which are used to perform a certain task. The modules can help you save time and effort and they will contribute to the quick loading speed of your sites since you are able to add just a single line of code to call a specific module rather than using all the code for the task in your script. Perl is a versatile programming language normally used for scripts, but it's been used to create a lot of popular pieces of web software too, for example cPanel, BugZilla and Movable Type. It is also used on high-traffic sites including IMDB, Craigslist, Ticketmaster and many others.

Perl Scripting in Cloud Hosting

You're able to use CGI scripts and apps created in Perl with all our cloud hosting as we have a rich library more than 3000 modules present on our custom cloud website hosting platform to make sure that all dependencies for a custom-made or a ready-made script are there when you need them. You will be able to run a .pl file in two separate ways - either manually through your website, or automatically using a cron job that will run a certain file regularly. If the plan which you have obtained doesn't come with cron jobs included, you will be able to include as many as you would like from the Upgrades menu in your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. You also have to ensure that the script file features the needed executable permissions. With our shared packages, you can build a site with as many functions and features as you'd like.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You are able to take advantage of any kind of Perl-based app, including CGI scripts, with any of the Linux semi-dedicated services that we supply as Perl is supported on our servers. You can make each .pl file executable by setting the appropriate UNIX permissions for it via the Hepsia Control Panel or through any kind of FTP client and depending on the actual script, it can be run manually as a result of some action the client performs on your website, or automatically via a cron job that you can set up in your account. If you choose to use a script which you have found online and it needs specific modules to to be available on the server, you can take full advantage of our rich library that features over 3000 modules. In this way, you can be sure that any type of Perl application that you make or find online will work properly on our end.