Zend Optimizer is an instrument, that's needed to execute files encoded with Zend Guard - a widespread application which 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 a lot of companies which develop paid script apps, so in case you obtain such an application for your website, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you will host it. If you are a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to shield your program code and make sure that your site visitors or customers won't be able to alter it in whatever way. Websites which use Zend Optimizer usually perform better as their PHP code is precompiled, so it's already optimized and will be executed a lot quicker.
Zend Optimizer in Web Hosting
All web hosting
accounts which we provide are generated on our leading-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is present on all of the servers which are part of the clusters. Consequently, you are able to set up and execute script-driven applications which require Zend regardless of the plan that you pick upon registration. The easy to work with Hepsia Control Panel that is featured with the accounts shall make the management of your online presence very simple and activating Zend Optimizer is not an exception since it will take only a single click to do this. Of course, more experienced users can also place a php.ini file in a specific domain folder and take advantage of Zend only for a specific domain. Since you can switch between numerous PHP releases, you will be able to activate Zend Optimizer for them in exactly the same way and run both new and older apps in the same account.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers
Zend Optimizer is available on all servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, which means that you're able to use it for your script-driven apps with any of our semi-dedicated server
packages. It is available all of the time even if you change the PHP release for your account because our feature-rich platform will allow you to choose between PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing the version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes just a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to take care of the semi-dedicated accounts. Furthermore, you may even use a different release of PHP and enable or disable Zend for every single website that you host from your account. You can do this by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with several lines of code in it. In case you do not have previous experience and you are unsure how to do this, our 24/7 support will assist.