Zend Optimizer is a tool, that is required to run files encrypted with Zend Guard - a well-known app which 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 lots of corporations which develop paid script applications, so in case you purchase such an app for your site, you'll most likely need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you will host it. In case you are a programmer, you can also use Zend Guard to protect your code and make sure that your website visitors or clients won't be able to change it in any way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer usually perform better because their PHP code is precompiled, so it is already optimized and will be executed a lot faster.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Web Hosting

All the shared web hosting accounts which we offer are generated on our leading-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is installed on all servers that are part of the clusters. For that reason, you'll be able to install and run script-driven apps that need Zend whatever the plan that you select upon signup. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel that is included with the accounts shall make the management of your online presence very simple and activating Zend Optimizer is not an exception due to the fact that it will take a single click to do it. In addition, more experienced users can also put a php.ini file in a given domain folder and use Zend only for a specific domain. As you can switch between numerous PHP releases, you'll be able to activate Zend Optimizer for any of them in the very same way and run both new and older applications from the same account.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to enable Zend Optimizer with each and every semi-dedicated server that we supply and it takes just a few clicks to do this. After you sign in to your Hepsia Control Panel, you need to head to the PHP Configuration section where you can find a variety of options and On/Off buttons for each of them. Zend is among these options, therefore you won't need to do anything more complex than clicking on its button. Since you can also change the PHP release for your account through the same section, you'll need to enable Zend for any new version which you use. Furthermore, we've also left the possibility for more knowledgeable users to set both the PHP version as well as the status of Zend Optimizer manually by putting a php.ini file in a specific domain folder. The file will have effect just for this particular website, but not for the website hosting account as a whole.