Zend Optimizer is a software tool, that is required to execute files encrypted with Zend Guard - a widespread application that is used to encode 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 lots of corporations that make paid script apps, so in case you get such an app for your site, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you'll host it. If you're a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to secure your code and make sure that your site visitors or customers will be unable to change it in any way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer generally perform much better as their PHP code is precompiled, thus it is already optimized and will be executed much more rapidly.

Zend Optimizer in Web Hosting

All web hosting accounts that we provide are generated on our cutting-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is installed on all the servers which are a part of the clusters. Consequently, you can install and run script-driven apps that require Zend irrespective of the plan that you choose upon signup. The user-friendly Hepsia Control Panel that is included with the accounts shall make the management of your web presence a piece of cake and activating Zend Optimizer makes no exception since it will take only a single click to do this. In addition, more experienced users can also place a php.ini file in a specific domain folder and enable Zend only for a specific domain name. Since you can switch between a variety of PHP releases, you can activate Zend Optimizer for all of them in exactly the same way and manage both new and older applications from the same account.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is installed on all of the servers that comprise our cluster web hosting platform, so you're able to use it for all of your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server packages. It will be available at all times even if you switch the PHP release for your account as our feature-rich platform allows you to select 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 couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel that is used to take care of the semi-dedicated accounts. Furthermore, you may also employ a different release of PHP and enable or disable Zend for every single site that you host from your account. This is possible by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with a couple of lines of program code inside it. If you do not have previous experience and you are not sure how to do this, our 24/7 tech assistance will assist.