Lots of licensed and some free script-driven applications have encrypted program code, that isn't human readable. The concept behind this is to stop the reverse engineering as well as the illegal use of such applications. Among the most popular file encryption instruments used for this purpose is called Zend Guard and it's used widely since it can be used to alter any PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The sole way for the protected files to work efficiently on a web server after that is if a second instrument called Zend Optimizer is available. In case you wish to employ any type of paid web software that requires Zend Optimizer, you need to ensure that it is set up on the server where you will host your website. Also, websites which need the tool generally perform better as their program code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it is executed faster.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Hosting
All the cloud hosting accounts which we provide are created on our cutting-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is present on all of the servers which are part of the clusters. Because of this, you're able to set up and run script-driven applications that need Zend irrespective of the plan that you choose upon registration. The user-friendly Hepsia Control Panel that is provided with the accounts shall make the management of your web presence very simple and activating Zend Optimizer is not an exception as it will take just a single click to do it. Furthermore, more experienced users can also insert a php.ini file in a given domain folder and take advantage of Zend only for a specific domain name. As you can switch between numerous PHP versions, you can enable Zend Optimizer for them in exactly the same way and manage both new and older apps from the same account.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers
Zend Optimizer is installed on all of the servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, which means that you will be able to use it for all your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server packages. It will be available all the time even when 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 your version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes a few clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. In addition, you may even use a different version of PHP and activate or deactivate Zend for each individual site that you host in your account. This is possible by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with just a few lines of program code in it. In case you do not have previous experience and you are unsure how to do this, our 24/7 tech support can assist you.