A lot of licensed and some free of charge script-driven apps have protected program code, that is not human readable. The concept behind this is to stop the reverse engineering as well as the illegal use of such apps. One of the most popular file encryption software tools used for this purpose is called Zend Guard and it is widespread due to the fact that it can be used to modify any PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The sole way for the encoded files to run correctly on a web server after that is when an extra tool called Zend Optimizer is there. In the event that you want to employ any type of paid web software that needs Zend Optimizer, you should make sure that it's set up on the server where you will host your site. In addition, sites which need the tool generally perform better since their program code is already precompiled and optimized, which means that it is executed faster.

Zend Optimizer in Website Hosting

Zend Optimizer is accessible on our custom-built cloud platform and you'll be able to use it whatever the website hosting plan that you select. It can be activated from the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with all accounts and it will take you as little as a couple of clicks to do that. Since we support numerous releases of PHP (4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5), you will need to activate Zend Optimizer each time you switch the version to one you haven't used yet. This is quite simple though - the php.ini file where you can enable and deactivate various PHP extensions can be handled with a point-and-click software tool, and you don't need any coding skills or previous experience. Our web hosting services will allow you to run any script-driven application which needs Zend Optimizer with no difficulties, but when you're unsure what to do, you will be able to get in touch with our 24/7 technical support team and they'll activate the tool for you.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers

We provide Zend Optimizer with all our Linux semi-dedicated servers. It's present on our avant-garde cloud platform, which means that if any script-driven application that you would like to use requires it to function, you just need to activate it with a click in the Hepsia Control Panel. You shall find Zend in the PHP Configuration section where you can also change the PHP release which your hosting account uses. For every new release which you set, simply click on the On button for Zend Optimizer and you are all set. Hepsia will remember your selection for previously used releases of PHP, which means that you won't have to do this each and every time. If you have more experience, you're able to take full advantage of the versatility of our cloud platform and use a php.ini file in order to set a different PHP version and activate/deactivate Zend Optimizer for a particular domain without the need of altering the settings for the entire semi-dedicated server account.