A lot of licensed and some free script-driven apps have encoded code, which is not human readable. The idea behind this is to prevent the reverse engineering as well as the unauthorized use of such applications. Among the most popular file encryption instruments used for this purpose is known as Zend Guard and it's commonly used due to the fact that it can be used to change any kind of PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 code. The only method for the protected files to work effectively on a web server after that is when an additional tool called Zend Optimizer is available. In case you wish to use any kind of paid web software which requires Zend Optimizer, you need to ensure that it is installed on the server where you'll host your website. Furthermore, sites which require the instrument will perform better as their program code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it is executed faster.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Web Hosting
Zend Optimizer comes with all servers which are a part of our leading-edge cloud hosting platform. Regardless of which cloud web hosting service you get, you can take advantage of the tool to guarantee that any kind of script application that requires it will work perfectly as part of your account. Using a handy software tool from the Advanced area of the Hepsia Control Panel that is included with all the hosting accounts, you'll be able to activate and deactivate many different settings with a single button. Zend Optimizer is one of these, so even if this happens to be your very first web hosting account ever, you won't experience any problems. In the exact same section you can also pick the PHP version for your account - 4 and several versions of 5, thus whenever you move to one that you haven't used yet, you can enable Zend Optimizer for it with a single click. Since our platform allows you to employ several PHP releases at the same time, more experienced users can activate the tool for an individual site with a php.ini file in a specific domain folder as well.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers
You are able to enable Zend Optimizer with each semi-dedicated server that we offer and it takes just a couple of clicks to do this. When you log in to your Hepsia Control Panel, you should head to the PHP Configuration section where you will find many different options and On/Off buttons for each one of them. Zend is one of these options, which means that you do not have to do anything more complicated than clicking on its button. Because you can also switch the PHP version for your account from the very same section, you will need to activate Zend for any new version which you use. Of course, we've also left the option for more knowledgeable users to set the PHP version as well as the status of Zend Optimizer manually by putting a php.ini file in a specific domain folder. The file will have effect only for this particular website, but not for the web hosting account in general.