Zend Optimizer is a tool, which is needed to execute files encrypted with Zend Guard - a widespread app that is employed to encrypt PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the objective to protect them from tampering with the code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by a lot of corporations that create paid script apps, so in case you obtain such an app for your website, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you will host it. If you're a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to secure your program code and ensure that your site visitors or customers won't be able to change it in any way. Sites that use Zend Optimizer often perform better because their PHP code is precompiled, so it is already optimized and will be executed much more rapidly.

Zend Optimizer in Cloud Web Hosting

All cloud web hosting accounts that we offer are created on our state-of-the-art cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is present on all of the servers which are a part of the clusters. As a result, you are able to set up and execute script-driven applications which need Zend regardless of the plan that you select upon registration. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel which is included with the accounts shall make the control over your online presence a piece of cake and activating Zend Optimizer is not an exception since it'll take a single click to do it. Of course, more experienced users can also place a php.ini file in a particular domain folder and use Zend just for a specific domain. Since you can switch between a number of PHP releases, you'll be able to activate Zend Optimizer for them in exactly the same way and manage both new and older applications from 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, therefore you're able to use it for your script-driven applications with any of our semi-dedicated server packages. It'll be available all the time even if you switch the PHP release for your account since our feature-rich platform allows 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 a few clicks in the PHP Configuration area of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. What is more, you can 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 just a few lines of code in it. If you don't have previous experience and you are not sure how to do this, our 24/7 tech support can assist you.