Learn what Zend Optimizer is and the way it might impact the performance of a PHP app.
Numerous licensed and some free of cost script-driven apps have encrypted code, that is not human readable. The concept behind this is to stop the reverse engineering as well as the illegal use of such applications. Among the most popular file encryption tools used for this particular purpose is called Zend Guard and it's commonly used as it can be used to modify any type of PHP 4 or PHP 5 code. The sole way for the encoded files to run properly on a web server afterwards is when one more tool called Zend Optimizer is available. In case you want to use any kind of paid web software which requires Zend Optimizer, you have to make sure that it is set up on the server where you'll host your website. Also, websites that need the instrument can perform better because their program code is already precompiled and optimized, meaning that it is executed faster.
Zend Optimizer in Shared Web Hosting
If you purchase a Linux shared web hosting package
from our company, you are able to choose the PHP version, that will be active for your account according to what your script apps need. You will be able to activate Zend Optimizer with just a single click in the Advanced area of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel for all of the versions that we offer - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Once you go to this area, you're able to take advantage of a compact software tool which will allow you to handle the php.ini file for your account and enable or disable PHP extensions with On and Off buttons, therefore you will not need any previous knowledge considering that activating Zend Optimizer is as simple as clicking a button. More skilled users can do the same by adding a php.ini file with the necessary code in a particular domain folder. If 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
We offer Zend Optimizer with all our Linux semi-dedicated packages
. It is present on our revolutionary cloud platform, so if any script-driven application which you want to use requires it to function, you just need to enable it with a click in the Hepsia Control Panel. You'll find Zend in the PHP Configuration area where you can also switch the PHP version that your website hosting account uses. For each and every new release that you set, just click on the On button for Zend Optimizer and you are all set. Hepsia will remember your choice for previously used releases of PHP, so you will not need to do that every time. If you have more experience, you can take full advantage of the flexibility of our cloud platform and use a php.ini file in order to set a different PHP release and enable/disable Zend Optimizer for a specific site without altering the settings for the entire semi-dedicated server account.