Numerous licensed and some cost-free script-driven applications have encoded code, which isn't human readable. The idea behind this is to prevent the reverse engineering and the unauthorized usage of such applications. One of the most popular encryption tools used for this specific purpose is named Zend Guard and it's used widely since it can be used to change any kind of PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The only way for the encrypted files to run correctly on a web server afterwards is when another instrument called Zend Optimizer is there. When you want to use any paid web software which requires Zend Optimizer, you should make sure that it's installed on the server where you'll host your website. Also, sites that need the instrument tend to perform better since their code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it is executed faster.

Zend Optimizer in Cloud Website Hosting

If you obtain a cloud website hosting package through us, you are able to choose the PHP release, that will be active for your account based on what your script apps need. You will be able to activate Zend Optimizer with a single click in the Advanced area of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel for any of the releases that we provide - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. When you go to this section, you're able to use a small tool which will allow you to handle the php.ini file for your account and activate or deactivate PHP extensions with On and Off buttons, therefore you will not need any previous experience considering that activating Zend Optimizer is as simple as clicking a button. More skilled users can do the same by adding a php.ini file with the necessary code in a specific domain folder. If you need any assistance to activate the tool, you will be able to contact our tech support crew anytime.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is featured on all servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, so you can use it for all your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server plans. It'll be available all the time even if you switch the PHP version for your account because our feature-rich platform allows you to choose between PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing the version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes just a few clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel that is used to take care of the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you can even employ a different version of PHP and activate or deactivate Zend for each individual site that you host from your account. This is possible by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with a couple of lines of code in it. In case you do not have previous experience and you are unsure how to do this, our 24/7 support will assist.