Zend Optimizer is a software instrument, which is needed to execute files encrypted with Zend Guard - a widespread app which is employed to encode PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the idea to protect them from tampering with the code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by a great number of companies that develop paid script applications, so when you obtain such an application for your website, you will most likely need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you will host it. In case you're a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to shield your code and ensure that your website visitors or customers will not be able to alter it in whatever way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer usually perform better owing to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, thus it is already optimized and will be executed more rapidly.
Zend Optimizer in Cloud Web Hosting
All of the cloud web hosting accounts which we offer are created on our advanced cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is set up on all the servers that are a part of the clusters. Consequently, you can set up and execute script-driven apps which need Zend regardless of the plan that you select upon registration. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel that is provided with the accounts shall make the control over your web presence very simple and activating Zend Optimizer is not an exception as it'll take only a single click to do it. Furthermore, more experienced users can also put a php.ini file in a particular domain folder and activate Zend just for a specific domain. Because you can switch between many different PHP versions, you'll be able to activate Zend Optimizer for them in the very same way and run both new and older apps within the same account.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers
Zend Optimizer is available on all of the servers that comprise our cluster web hosting platform, therefore you're able to use it for all your script-driven applications with any of our semi-dedicated server plans. It is available all the time even when you switch the PHP release for your account as our feature-rich platform will allow you to select from PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing the version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. What is more, you may also use a different release of PHP and activate or deactivate Zend for every single site that you host in your account. You can do this by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with a few lines of code in it. If you do not have previous experience and you aren't sure how to do that, our 24/7 tech assistance can help you.