Numerous licensed and some free of cost script-driven applications have protected program code, which is not human readable. The reasoning behind this is to stop the reverse engineering as well as the not authorized use of such applications. Among the most popular encryption software tools used for this specific purpose is named Zend Guard and it is commonly used since it can be used to modify any type of PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The only way for the protected files to run the right way on a web server afterwards is when a second tool called Zend Optimizer is there. If you'd like to use any type of paid web software that needs Zend Optimizer, you need to ensure that it's installed on the server where you will host your site. In addition, websites that require the instrument usually perform better since their program code is already precompiled and optimized, and therefore it's executed more quickly.
Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting
If you get a shared hosting from our company, you have the option to select the PHP version, which will be active for your account according to what your script apps require. You will be able to activate Zend Optimizer with just a single click in the Advanced area of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel for any of the releases that we offer - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. When you go to this section, you will be able to take advantage of a small software tool that will allow you to control the php.ini file for the account and enable or disable PHP extensions using On and Off buttons, so you will not need any kind of previous experience since activating Zend Optimizer will be as simple as clicking a button. More experienced users can do the same thing by adding a php.ini file with the needed program code in a particular domain folder. In case you need any assistance to activate the tool, you will be able to contact our technical support team anytime.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Zend Optimizer is present on all of the servers that comprise our cluster web hosting platform, therefore you're able to use it for all of your script-driven apps with any of our semi-dedicated server packages. It is available all of the time even if you change the PHP version for your account because our feature-rich platform allows you to select from PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing the version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes just a few clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to take care of the semi-dedicated accounts. What is more, you can even employ a different release of PHP and activate or deactivate Zend for every single site that you host from your account. You can do this by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with a couple of lines of code inside it. If you don't have previous experience and you are not sure how to do this, our 24/7 technical assistance will assist.