Perl is an efficient programming language which is commonly used for setting up CGI scripts along with various kinds of web-based apps. Among its major advantages is that it supports modules - ready-made batches of code which are employed to do multiple tasks and to extend the functionality of a given script without clogging it with unnecessary lines of code. This means that, in the event that five tasks should be performed, you are able to employ five lines of code to call each one of the modules rather than including hundreds of lines used to create the actual modules inside your script. Perl is really handy and it may be used for a number of purposes, that's why a lot of companies have included it in their web products or on their resource-demanding websites - cPanel, IMDB, Craigslist, BugZilla, BBC and a lot more. It is ordinarily used with other languages for instance PHP or Python.

Perl Scripting in Shared Website Hosting

You are able to use CGI scripts and applications created in Perl with all our Linux shared website hosting packages as we have a rich library of over 3000 modules installed on our custom-made cloud website hosting platform so as to make sure that all dependencies for a tailor-made or a ready-made script are there any time you need them. You're able to execute a .pl file in two ways - either manually through your site, or automatically by using a cron job which will run a particular file on regular intervals. In the event that the plan which you have obtained doesn't come with cron jobs included, you're able to add as many as you would like through the Upgrades menu within your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. In addition, you have to make sure that the script file features the right executable permissions. With our shared packages, you will be able to build a site with as many functions and features as you would like.