Zend Optimizer is a tool, that is needed to execute files encrypted with Zend Guard - a well-known app that is employed to encrypt PHP 4 and PHP 5 files with the idea to protect them from tampering with the program code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by plenty of organizations that develop paid script apps, so when you buy such an app for your website, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you will host it. In case you are a programmer, you may also use Zend Guard to secure your code and make sure that your website visitors or clients will not be able to alter it in whatever way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer often perform better owing to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, therefore it is already optimized and will be executed quicker.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Web Hosting

If you buy a Linux shared web hosting package from our company, you can select the PHP release, that will be active for your account depending on what your script apps need. You will be able to activate Zend Optimizer with a single click in the Advanced area of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel for all of the releases that we provide - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. When you go to this area, you will be able to take advantage of a compact software tool that will allow you to handle the php.ini file for the account and enable or disable PHP extensions with On and Off buttons, therefore you won't need any previous experience considering that activating Zend Optimizer is as easy as clicking a button. More skilled users can do the same by placing a php.ini file with the needed code in a specific domain folder. In case you need any assistance to activate the instrument, you are able to contact our technical support team at any time.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

We've set up Zend Optimizer on all of the servers which are a part of our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform and since all semi-dedicated server accounts are created on it, you can activate and use Zend for any kind of script application which you would like to use with just a click. In addition, you can choose the PHP version that will be active for your account, so if you move to a new release, you only need to go to the Advanced part of your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and click on the On button for Zend Optimizer - it is as simple as that. In case you change the version back, Zend will already be active. More experienced users will also have the opportunity to set the PHP version and to activate Zend Optimizer just for a separate site by putting a php.ini file with the required code inside the corresponding domain folder.