Zend Optimizer is a tool, that is needed to run files protected with Zend Guard - a well-known application which is employed to encrypt PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the purpose to protect them from tampering with the code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by a lot of companies that make paid script apps, so when you purchase such an app for your site, you will most likely need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you'll host it. In case you're a programmer, you can also use Zend Guard to secure your program code and ensure that your website visitors or customers will be unable to alter it in whatever way. Sites which use Zend Optimizer usually perform much better owing to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, therefore it's already optimized and will be executed more rapidly.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting

If you get a Linux shared hosting package from our company, you'll be able to pick the PHP version, that will be active for the account depending on what your script apps require. You can activate Zend Optimizer with a single click in the Advanced area of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel for all of the releases that we offer - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. When you go to this section, you're able to use a small software tool that will allow you to manage the php.ini file for your account and activate or deactivate PHP extensions through On and Off buttons, so you won't need any previous knowledge as activating Zend Optimizer will be as simple as clicking a button. More skilled users will be able to do the same by placing a php.ini file with the required program code in a specific domain folder. In case you need any assistance to activate the tool, you'll be able to contact our tech support crew anytime.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is present on all the servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, so you can use it for your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server plans. It will be available at all times even when you change the PHP version for your account as our feature-rich platform allows you to choose 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 a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel which is used to take care of the semi-dedicated accounts. What's more, you may even employ a different release of PHP and enable or disable Zend for each individual domain that you host in your account. You can do this by using a php.ini file in a domain folder with just a few 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 support can assist you.