Lots of licensed and some free script-driven apps have encoded program code, that is not human readable. The reasoning behind this is to stop the reverse engineering as well as the unauthorized usage of such applications. One of the most popular file encryption software instruments used for this purpose is named Zend Guard and it is widespread since it can be used to change all PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The sole way for the protected files to run the right way on a web server subsequently is if an extra tool called Zend Optimizer is available. In case you wish to use any kind of paid web software that needs Zend Optimizer, you should ensure that it is installed on the server where you'll host your website. In addition, sites that require the tool will perform better as their program code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it's executed quicker.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Website Hosting
When you get a Linux cloud website hosting service from us, you are able to choose the PHP release, which will be active for the account according to what your script applications need. You can activate Zend Optimizer with a single click in the Advanced area of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel for all of the releases that we provide - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Once you go to this section, you will be able to use a compact tool which will allow you to manage the php.ini file for your account and activate or deactivate PHP extensions with On and Off buttons, which means that you will not need any previous experience considering that enabling Zend Optimizer will be as simple as clicking a button. More skilled users will be able to do the same thing by adding a php.ini file with the required program code in a specific domain folder. If you need any help to activate the tool, you are able to contact our tech support crew at any time.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Zend Optimizer is available on all of the servers that comprise our cluster website hosting platform, therefore you are able to use it for all of your script-driven applications with any of our semi-dedicated server packages. It is available all the time even if you switch the PHP version for your account as our feature-rich platform allows you to select from PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing your version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you can also employ a different release of PHP and activate or deactivate Zend for every single domain that you host from your account. This is possible by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with just a couple of lines of program code inside it. In case you don't have previous experience and you are unsure how to do that, our 24/7 tech assistance can assist you.