Perl is a powerful programming language which is commonly used for setting up CGI scripts and also a number of web-based apps. Among its main advantages is that it supports modules - ready-made batches of code that are used to do multiple tasks and to increase the efficiency of a given script without slowing it with unneeded lines of code. In other words, when five tasks should be executed, you are able to use five lines of code in order to call each one of the modules instead of adding a couple of hundred lines used to create the actual modules within your script. Perl is very useful and it may be used for a variety of purposes, that's why a number of corporations have implemented it in their web products or on their high-traffic websites - cPanel, IMDB, Craigslist, BugZilla, BBC and many more. It's generally used along with other programming languages for example PHP or Python.

Perl Scripting in Shared Website Hosting

Since Perl is set up on our cloud web hosting platform, you will be able to run Perl/CGI scripts with any of our shared website hosting packages without any difficulties. You may also do this automatically through a cron job when your package comes with this attribute. If not, you are able to include cron jobs via the Upgrades area of your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. More than 3000 Perl modules are available on our servers and you'll be able to use them with your scripts. The complete list can be found inside the Control Panel and if you need to use any module, you just have to include the path to our module library within your script. If third-party scripts that you would like to add to your site require a specific module, for instance, you do not have to worry whether they will run effectively or not. In this way, you will be able to create a dynamic Internet site and supply various attributes to your targeted visitors.

Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages that we supply can run CGI scripts or various other apps created in Perl and considering the fact that cron jobs are a part of all of the plans, you are able to decide if a certain script will be executed manually or automatically on regular basis. Also, you can use a huge library of over 3000 modules that are already set up on our servers and use their functions in order to save your time when you create your scripts. In case you use a third-party Perl script, you can also be sure that if it needs a specific module in order to work efficiently, we'll have it as our library includes both popular modules and less popular ones. You'll be able to see the path to the modules which you should use in our scripts in the Server Information drop-down menu of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel.