Zend Optimizer is a popular piece of software, which is needed to run files protected with Zend Guard. The aforementioned encodes files created in PHP 4 and PHP 5 to protect them from reverse engineering and unauthorized usage, thus guarding copyrighted source code. If you need to protect your custom-made script, for instance, you can take advantage of Zend Guard and your program code won't be human readable, but you will also need Zend Optimizer on the server where you host your blog. A number of ready-made script-driven applications, particularly ones which are paid, also require Zend Optimizer so as to operate correctly as their core code is generally not free to change. Internet sites that use the tool are often quicker as their program code is already optimized and precompiled.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting

All shared hosting accounts that we offer are set up on our cutting-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is set up on all the servers that are part of the clusters. Therefore, you are able to install and run script-driven applications that require Zend regardless of the package that you select upon signup. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel which is featured with the accounts shall make the management of your online presence a piece of cake and enabling Zend Optimizer makes no exception as it will take a single click to do this. Furthermore, more experienced users can also place a php.ini file in a given domain folder and activate Zend only for a specific domain. As you can switch between a number of PHP versions, you will be able to enable 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 present on all of the servers that comprise our cluster website hosting platform, which means that you will be able to use it for your script-driven applications with all of our semi-dedicated server packages. It will be available all of the time even if you switch the PHP version for your account because our feature-rich platform allows you to select from 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 couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel which is used to take care of the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you can also employ a different version of PHP and enable or disable Zend for every single domain that you host in the account. You can do this by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with several lines of program code in it. If you don't have previous experience and you aren't sure how to do this, our 24/7 technical assistance can help you.