Numerous licensed and some free of cost script-driven apps have encrypted code, that is not human readable. The idea behind this is to prevent the reverse engineering and the not authorized usage of such applications. Among the most popular encryption software instruments used for this purpose is named Zend Guard and it's popular since it can be used to modify any type of PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The only method for the protected files to run the right way on a web server subsequently is if an additional tool called Zend Optimizer is available. In case you would like to use any kind of paid web software which requires Zend Optimizer, you need to ensure that it's set up on the server where you'll host your website. Also, sites that need the instrument can perform better due to the fact that their program code is already precompiled and optimized, and therefore it's executed faster.

Zend Optimizer in Cloud Hosting

Zend Optimizer is set up on all the servers that are part of our modern cloud hosting platform. No matter which cloud hosting you pick, you will be able to take advantage of the tool to ensure that any kind of script application which needs it will operate perfectly as part of your account. By using a handy tool from the Advanced area of the Hepsia Control Panel which is provided with all of the website hosting accounts, you will be able to activate and deactivate a variety of options with just a single button. Zend Optimizer will be one of them, so even if this happens to be your first web hosting account ever, you will not have any difficulties. In the exact same area you can also select the PHP release for your account - 4 and multiple versions of 5, therefore whenever you switch to one that you have not used yet, you can activate Zend Optimizer for it with just a click. As our platform enables you to employ several PHP releases at the same time, more experienced users can activate the tool for a particular site with a php.ini file in a specific domain folder as well.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is present on all the servers that comprise our cluster web hosting platform, so you'll be able to use it for your script-driven applications with all of our semi-dedicated server plans. It is available all the time even when you change the PHP version for your account since 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 just a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to manage the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you can even employ a different version of PHP and enable or disable Zend for every single site that you host in the 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. If you do not have previous experience and you are unsure how to do that, our 24/7 technical assistance will assist.