Plenty of licensed and some cost-free script-driven apps have protected code, that is not human readable. The reasoning behind this is to avoid the reverse engineering as well as the not authorized usage of such apps. One of the most popular file encryption instruments used for this particular purpose is called Zend Guard and it's commonly used because it can be used to change any kind of PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 code. The only method for the encrypted files to work efficiently on a web server subsequently is if an additional instrument called Zend Optimizer is available. When you wish to work with any kind of paid web software which needs Zend Optimizer, you should make sure that it's set up on the server where you will host your site. In addition, websites which need the tool will perform better as their program code is already precompiled and optimized, which means that it is executed quicker.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting

All of the shared hosting accounts that we provide are set up on our advanced cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is set up on all the servers that are part of the clusters. As a result, you can install and execute script-driven applications which need Zend whatever the package that you pick upon signup. The easy to navigate Hepsia Control Panel that is included with the accounts shall make the control over your web presence very simple and enabling Zend Optimizer is not an exception due to the fact that it'll take just a single click to do it. Furthermore, more experienced users can also insert a php.ini file in a particular domain folder and activate Zend just for a particular domain. Since you can switch between numerous PHP versions, you can activate Zend Optimizer for any of them in exactly the same way and run both new and older apps within the same account.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is present on all servers that comprise our cluster web hosting platform, therefore you are able to use it for all your script-driven apps with any of our semi-dedicated server packages. It'll be available all of the time even when you switch the PHP release for your account as our feature-rich platform will allow you to choose between PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. Both changing the version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes just a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel which is used to manage the semi-dedicated accounts. Furthermore, you may also employ a different version of PHP and enable or disable Zend for each individual domain that you host in the account. You can do this by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with a few lines of program code in it. If you don't have previous experience and you aren't sure how to do that, our 24/7 technical assistance can assist you.