Lots of licensed and some free script-driven applications have encrypted program code, which isn't human readable. The reasoning behind this is to avoid the reverse engineering as well as the illegal use of such applications. One of the most popular encryption instruments used for this purpose is known as Zend Guard and it's widely used due to the fact that it can be used to alter any kind of PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 code. The sole way for the encoded files to work the right way on a web server subsequently is when another tool called Zend Optimizer is available. If you would like to use any type of paid web software that needs Zend Optimizer, you should ensure that it is installed on the server where you will host your site. Furthermore, sites that require the tool usually perform better because their program code is already precompiled and optimized, which means that it is executed more quickly.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Website Hosting
Zend Optimizer is available on our custom-made cloud platform and you're able to use it whatever the cloud website hosting package that you select. It can be enabled through the Hepsia Control Panel that is included with all accounts and it will take you as little as a few clicks to do this. Considering that we support several different versions 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 so far. This is a piece of cake though - the php.ini file where you can enable and deactivate various PHP extensions can be managed with a point-and-click application, so you won't need any coding skills or previous practical experience. Our web hosting services allow you to run any script-driven application that requires Zend Optimizer without any troubles, still when you're not sure what to do, you will be able to get in touch with our 24/7 tech support crew and they'll activate the tool for you.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting
We offer Zend Optimizer with all our Linux semi-dedicated packages. It is available on our revolutionary cloud platform, which means that if any script-driven app that you wish to use requires it to function, you just have to activate it with a click in the Hepsia Control Panel. You'll find Zend in the PHP Configuration area where you can also change the PHP release which your hosting account uses. For each new release that you set, simply click on the On button for Zend Optimizer and you are all set. Hepsia remembers your selection for previously used versions of PHP, therefore you will not have to do that each time. If you have more experience, you can benefit from the flexibility of our cloud platform and use a php.ini file in order to set a different PHP version and enable/disable Zend Optimizer for a particular domain without the need of altering the overall settings for the entire semi-dedicated server account.