Lots of licensed and some free of cost script-driven apps have encrypted program code, that is not human readable. The reasoning behind this is to stop the reverse engineering as well as the unauthorized usage of such apps. Among the most popular file encryption software instruments used for this purpose is called Zend Guard and it is popular since it can be used to change any type of PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 code. The sole way for the protected files to work efficiently on a web server afterwards is if an additional tool called Zend Optimizer is there. In case you wish to employ any kind of paid web software that needs Zend Optimizer, you need to ensure that it's installed on the server where you will host your website. Also, sites which need the tool can perform better due to the fact that their program code is already precompiled and optimized, which means that it is executed more quickly.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Hosting
All the cloud hosting accounts which we provide are set up on our state-of-the-art cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is installed on all the servers that are part of the clusters. Consequently, you're able to install and run script-driven apps that need Zend irrespective of the plan that you pick upon signup. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel which comes with the accounts shall make the control over your world wide web presence a piece of cake and enabling Zend Optimizer makes no exception due to the fact that it will take just a single click to do this. In addition, more experienced users can also place a php.ini file in a particular domain folder and activate Zend just for a specific domain. As you can switch between numerous PHP releases, you can enable Zend Optimizer for any of them in exactly the same way and manage both new and older apps within the same account.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Zend Optimizer is featured on all servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, so you'll be able to use it for your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server plans. It'll be available at all times even if you switch the PHP version for your account as our feature-rich platform will allow you to select from 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 a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. In addition, you may also use a different release of PHP and enable or disable Zend for each individual site that you host from your account. This is possible by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with several lines of program code inside it. If you don't have previous experience and you aren't sure how to do that, our 24/7 support can assist you.