Perl is a well-known scripting language which is considered to be one of the most practical programming languages in the online world. It is feature-rich and it's used to create various web-based applications and CGI scripts. What distinguishes Perl from most of the alternative languages on the market is its support for modules - groups of commands for a particular task that can be integrated into a script just by calling them i.e. you are able to write just a single line in your script to get a module executed, instead of having the whole code which is already a part of the module anyway. As Perl can be used with numerous other languages and it features a lot of options based on what a specific app can do, it's used by a number of well-known companies - the BBC, Craigslist, The Internet Movie Database (IMDB), cPanel, and so on.
Perl Scripting in Web Hosting
You'll be able to use CGI scripts and applications written in Perl with all our web hosting as we have a rich library more than 3000 modules on our tailor-made cloud website hosting platform in order to ensure that all the dependencies for a tailor-made or a pre-made script will be there any time you need them. You're able to run a .pl file in two ways - either manually through your site, or automatically using a cron job which will run a particular file on regular intervals. In case the plan that you've picked does not come with cron jobs included, you will be able to add as many as you would like through the Upgrades menu in your Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. Also, you need to ensure that the script file features the right executable permissions. Using our shared plans, you're able to build a site with as many functions and features as you'd like.