Perl Scripting in Cloud Hosting
Perl is available with all cloud service that we offer and you'll be able to execute any .pl file which you upload in your account using the File Manager of the Control Panel or an FTP program. The aforementioned will enable you to build a site with all the characteristics that you'd like your visitors to have, but PHP does not provide. You can execute a script either manually or automatically through a cron job. Our plans feature countless Perl modules that you can use and you can see a full list in your web hosting account as well as the path that you have to include in your scripts, in order to be able to access these modules. If you want to execute a Perl/CGI script through a cron job however your package does not offer this option, you will be able to include as many cron jobs as you require from the Add Upgrades/Services link on the left-hand side of the web hosting Control Panel.
Perl Scripting in Semi-dedicated Servers
Perl is supported on all of our servers, so if you aquire a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you'll be able to use any kind of custom-made or ready-made CGI script or another Perl-based web application without difficulty. To save your time and efforts, we've also added several thousand modules that you'll be able to employ. You can see the path to the library inside the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and add any module in your scripts. Some third-party scripts, for instance, need to have specific modules, to operate effectively. Executing a .pl file, custom or ready-made, can be achieved in two ways - manually, when a visitor does a particular action on your site, or automatically, when you create a cron job from your account. In the second case, you're able to select the interval according to what the script will do and how often you want it to run - once every day, hour, minute, etc.