Learn what Zend Optimizer is and also how it might affect the general performance of a PHP app.
Zend Optimizer is a tool, which is required to run files encrypted with Zend Guard - a popular app which is used to encrypt PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the purpose to protect them from tampering with the program code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by plenty of organizations that create paid script applications, so if you obtain such an application for your website, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you will host it. In case you're a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to secure your program code and ensure that your site visitors or customers will not be able to alter it in whatever way. Websites which use Zend Optimizer often perform much better as their PHP code is precompiled, so it's already optimized and will be executed a lot quicker.
Zend Optimizer in Web Hosting
Zend Optimizer is set up on all servers that are a part of our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform. Regardless of which Linux web hosting package
you obtain, you'll be able to use the software tool to ensure that any script app that needs it will function flawlessly as part of your account. By using a handy tool from the Advanced area of the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with all the website hosting accounts, you will be able to activate and deactivate many different functions with one button. Zend Optimizer is one of them, so even if this happens to be your first hosting account ever, you won't experience any difficulties. In the exact same area you can also choose the PHP release for your account - 4 and numerous versions of 5, therefore each time you move to one that you haven't used yet, you can activate Zend Optimizer for it with a single click. Because our platform enables you to use multiple PHP releases simultaneously, more experienced users can enable the instrument for a specific site with a php.ini file in a specific domain folder as well.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Zend Optimizer is present on all of the servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, which means that you're able to use it for all your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server
plans. It'll be available all of the time even when you switch the PHP release for your account because our feature-rich platform allows you to choose 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 few clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. In addition, you may even employ a different release of PHP and activate or deactivate Zend for each individual website that you host in the account. This is possible by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with a few lines of code inside it. If you do not have previous experience and you are unsure how to do this, our 24/7 technical support will assist.