Zend Optimizer is a software tool, that's required to run files protected with Zend Guard - a well-known application that is employed 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 numerous companies which create paid script apps, so if you acquire such an application for your site, you will most likely need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you'll host it. If you are a programmer, you may also use Zend Guard to secure your code and ensure that your site visitors or clients will not be able to alter it in any way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer usually perform much better due to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, therefore it is already optimized and will be executed more quickly.

Zend Optimizer in Cloud Website Hosting

All cloud website hosting accounts that we offer are generated on our state-of-the-art cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is present on all of the servers which are part of the clusters. As a result, you are able to install and run script-driven apps which require Zend regardless of the package that you choose upon signup. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel that is featured with the accounts shall make the management of your web presence a breeze and enabling Zend Optimizer makes no exception since it will take just a single click to do this. In addition, more experienced users can also insert a php.ini file in a specific domain folder and use Zend just for a particular domain name. Since you can switch between numerous PHP versions, you can activate Zend Optimizer for all of them in the very same way and manage both new and older applications in the same account.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers

We provide Zend Optimizer with all our semi-dedicated servers. It is available on our avant-garde cloud platform, therefore if any script-driven app that you want to use requires it to function, you just need to enable it with a click from your Hepsia Control Panel. You shall find Zend in the PHP Configuration area where you can also switch the PHP version which your website hosting account uses. For each new version which you set, simply click on the On button for Zend Optimizer and you are all set. Hepsia remembers your choice for previously used versions of PHP, therefore you won't need to do this every time. In the event that you have more experience, you're able to benefit from the versatility of our cloud platform and employ a php.ini file in order to set a different PHP release and activate/deactivate Zend Optimizer for a particular domain name without the need of altering the overall settings for the whole semi-dedicated server account.