Numerous licensed and some free script-driven apps have protected program code, that isn't human readable. The concept behind this is to avoid the reverse engineering and the not authorized use of such apps. Among the most popular file encryption software tools used for this particular purpose is called Zend Guard and it is very popular due to the fact that it can be used to alter any type of PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The only way for the encrypted files to run properly on a web server after that is if one more tool called Zend Optimizer is available. In case you'd like to use any kind of paid web software requiring Zend Optimizer, you have to make sure that it's installed on the server where you'll host your site. Also, websites which need the tool can perform better due to the fact that their code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it is executed more rapidly.

Zend Optimizer in Cloud Website Hosting

All of the cloud website hosting accounts that we offer are generated on our leading-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is set up on all servers that are part of the clusters. As a result, you'll be able to set up and run script-driven apps that require Zend irrespective of the plan that you pick upon signup. The easy to navigate Hepsia Control Panel which is included with the accounts shall make the management of your web presence a breeze and activating Zend Optimizer is not an exception due to the fact that it will take only a single click to do it. Furthermore, more experienced users can also insert a php.ini file in a specific domain folder and activate Zend only for a particular domain. Because you can switch between a number of different PHP versions, you can activate Zend Optimizer for them in exactly the same way and run both new and older apps in the same account.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers

Zend Optimizer is present on all servers that comprise our cluster website hosting platform, therefore you can use it for your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server packages. It will be available at all times even if you change the PHP release for your account as our feature-rich platform allows you to choose 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 few clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. What is more, you can also use a different version of PHP and activate or deactivate Zend for every single site that you host in your account. This is possible by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with a few lines of code inside it. If you do not have previous experience and you are unsure how to do that, our 24/7 technical assistance can assist you.