Zend Optimizer is a software tool, which is needed to execute files protected with Zend Guard - a popular application which is used to encrypt PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the idea to protect them from tampering with the code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by numerous corporations that make paid script apps, so in case you obtain such an application for your site, you will most likely need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you will host it. If you are a programmer, you can also use Zend Guard to shield your code and make sure that your website visitors or clients won't be able to alter it in any way. Websites which use Zend Optimizer usually perform much better due to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, therefore it's already optimized and will be executed much faster.
Zend Optimizer in Shared Website Hosting
All the shared website hosting
accounts that we offer are generated on our advanced cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is set up on all the servers which are part of the clusters. Therefore, you can install and execute script-driven applications that need Zend regardless of the package that you choose upon signup. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel which is included with the accounts shall make the management of your world wide web presence a breeze and activating Zend Optimizer makes no exception since it will take only a single click to do this. Furthermore, more experienced users can also place a php.ini file in a particular domain folder and take advantage of Zend just for a specific domain. As you can switch between a variety of PHP releases, you can enable Zend Optimizer for them in the very same way and run both new and older apps in the same account.
Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Zend Optimizer is present on all the servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, which means that you are able to use it for all your script-driven apps with any of our semi-dedicated server
plans. It'll be available all of the time even when you switch the PHP release 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 the version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes just a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel that is used to manage the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you can even use a different version of PHP and enable or disable Zend for each individual domain that you host in the account. This is possible by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with a couple of lines of code in it. In case you do not have previous experience and you are not sure how to do that, our 24/7 technical support will assist.