Numerous licensed and some free script-driven applications have encrypted program code, that is not human readable. The reasoning behind this is to avoid the reverse engineering and the not authorized usage of such applications. Among the most popular encryption software tools used for this purpose is known as Zend Guard and it is very popular as it can be used to change any kind of PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The only way for the encoded files to run the right way on a web server afterwards is when one more tool called Zend Optimizer is there. In case you'd like to use any paid web software which needs Zend Optimizer, you need to ensure that it's set up on the server where you'll host your site. Furthermore, websites that require the tool usually perform better as their program code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it is executed more quickly.

Zend Optimizer in Cloud Website Hosting

Zend Optimizer is available on our custom cloud platform and you can use it whatever the cloud website hosting plan 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 several clicks to do that. Considering that we support a number of different versions of PHP (4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5), you'll have to enable Zend Optimizer each time you switch the version to one you have not used so far. This is a piece of cake though - the php.ini file where you can activate and disable various PHP extensions can be handled with a point-and-click tool, so you do not need any computer programming skills or previous practical experience. Our web hosting services allow you to run any script-driven application that needs Zend Optimizer without difficulties, still in case you're unsure what you should do, you can contact our 24/7 technical support team and they can enable the tool for you.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

We provide Zend Optimizer with all of our semi-dedicated hosting. It's present on our revolutionary cloud platform, therefore if any script-driven app which you wish to use requires it to function, you just have to activate it with a click in your Hepsia Control Panel. You shall find Zend in the PHP Configuration section where you can also change the PHP release that your hosting account uses. For every new version which you set, just click on the On button for Zend Optimizer and you will be all set. Hepsia remembers your choice for previously used versions of PHP, which means that you will not have to do that every time. If you have more experience, you'll be able to take advantage of the flexibility of our cloud platform and use a php.ini file in order to set another PHP release and activate/deactivate Zend Optimizer for a specific site without the need of altering the overall settings for the whole semi-dedicated server account.