Numerous licensed and some free script-driven applications have encoded code, that isn't human readable. The reasoning behind this is to stop the reverse engineering as well as the not authorized usage of such apps. Among the most popular encryption software instruments used for this particular purpose is known as Zend Guard and it's used widely because it can be used to change any type of PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 code. The only way for the encrypted files to run efficiently on a web server afterwards is when one more tool called Zend Optimizer is present. When you wish to use any kind of paid web software that requires Zend Optimizer, you need to ensure that it is installed on the server where you will host your website. Also, websites which require the instrument usually perform better as their program code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it's executed more rapidly.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Web Hosting

Zend Optimizer is set up on all the servers that are part of our advanced cloud web hosting platform. Regardless of which shared web hosting you choose, you can use the software instrument to ensure that any kind of script application that needs it will function properly in your account. Using a convenient software instrument in the Advanced area of the Hepsia Control Panel which comes with all of the web hosting accounts, you'll be able to activate and deactivate different options with just a single button. Zend Optimizer is one of them, so even if this happens to be your first hosting account ever, you won't have any issues. In the same area you can also select the PHP release for your account - 4 and several versions of 5, and whenever you change to one that you haven't used yet, you can enable Zend Optimizer for it with a click. As our platform enables you to work with a couple of PHP releases at once, more experienced users can activate the tool for a specific site with a php.ini file in a specific domain folder as well.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers

We provide Zend Optimizer with all of our Linux semi-dedicated servers. It is present on our cutting-edge cloud platform, which means that if any script-driven application that you wish to use requires it to work, you just have to enable it with a click in the Hepsia Control Panel. You'll find Zend in the PHP Configuration section where you can also switch the PHP version which your web hosting account uses. For each new release that you set, simply click on the On button for Zend Optimizer and you will be all set. Hepsia will remember your choice for previously used versions of PHP, which means that you won't have to do that each and every time. If you have more experience, you can benefit from the versatility of our cloud platform and use a php.ini file to set a different PHP version and activate/deactivate Zend Optimizer for a specific domain name without the need of altering the settings for the whole semi-dedicated server account.