Zend Optimizer is a software tool, that's required to execute files encrypted with Zend Guard - a well-known app that is used to encrypt PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the idea to protect them from tampering with the program code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by numerous organizations that create paid script applications, so when you obtain such an app for your website, you will most likely need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you will host it. In case you are a programmer, you may also use Zend Guard to secure your code and make sure that your website visitors or customers will be unable to alter it in any way. Sites that use Zend Optimizer generally perform much better due to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, therefore it is already optimized and will be executed faster.

Zend Optimizer in Website Hosting

When you get a Linux website hosting package through our company, you will be able to select the PHP release, that will be active for your account according to what your script applications need. You will be able to activate Zend Optimizer with a single click in the Advanced area of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel for all of the versions that we provide - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Once you go to this section, you will be able to take advantage of a compact tool which will allow you to control the php.ini file for your account and activate or deactivate PHP extensions using On and Off buttons, which means that you will not need any kind of previous experience as activating Zend Optimizer is as simple as clicking a button. More skilled users can do the same thing by placing a php.ini file with the needed program code in a specific domain folder. In case you need any assistance to activate the tool, you're able to contact our technical support crew at any time.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is present on all of the servers that comprise our cluster website hosting platform, therefore you will be able to use it for your script-driven applications with any of our semi-dedicated server plans. It'll be available at all times even if you change the PHP version for your account since our feature-rich platform allows you to choose between PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing your version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes just a few clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel which is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. Furthermore, you may even employ a different version of PHP and enable or disable Zend for every single site that you host from your account. This is possible by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with several lines of code inside it. In case you do not have previous experience and you aren't sure how to do this, our 24/7 tech assistance can help you.