Numerous licensed and some free of cost script-driven apps have protected code, that isn't human readable. The reasoning behind this is to stop the reverse engineering and the not authorized usage of such applications. Among the most popular encryption instruments used for this particular purpose is called Zend Guard and it is commonly used due to the fact that it can be used to modify any kind of PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 code. The only method for the encoded files to work correctly on a web server afterwards is if another tool called Zend Optimizer is there. If you want to work with any paid web software that needs Zend Optimizer, you have to ensure that it's set up on the server where you will host your site. Furthermore, sites which need the instrument tend to perform better as their program code is already precompiled and optimized, which means that it's executed more rapidly.

Zend Optimizer in Cloud Hosting

Zend Optimizer is accessible on our in-house made cloud platform and you'll be able to use it whatever the cloud hosting plan that you choose. It can be enabled through the Hepsia Control Panel which comes with all the accounts and it will take you just a few clicks to do this. Given that we support many different releases of 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), you will need to activate Zend Optimizer each time you switch the version to one you haven't used yet. This is really easy though - the php.ini file where you can enable and deactivate various PHP extensions can be handled with a point-and-click tool, and you won't need any programming skills or previous experience. Our hosting services allow you to run any script-driven application which requires Zend Optimizer without difficulties, but when you're not sure what to do, you'll be able to contact our 24/7 tech support team and they can enable the tool for you.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers

Zend Optimizer is available on all of the servers that comprise our cluster website hosting platform, so you are able to use it for your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server packages. It'll be available all of the time even when you switch the PHP version for your account because our feature-rich platform allows you to choose 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 your 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 which is used to manage the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you may even employ a different release of PHP and enable or disable Zend for each individual domain that you host in the account. You can do this by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with just a few lines of code inside it. In case you don't have previous experience and you are not sure how to do this, our 24/7 support will assist.