Zend Optimizer is a tool, that is required to run files encrypted with Zend Guard - a well-known app which is used to encrypt PHP 4, PHP 5, PHP 7 and PHP 8 files with the idea to protect them from tampering with the program code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by a number of corporations that create paid script applications, so if you acquire such an app for your website, you'll most likely need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you will host it. If you are a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to protect your code and make sure that your website visitors or customers will be unable to alter it in any way. Sites that use Zend Optimizer ordinarily perform better due to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, therefore it is already optimized and will be executed more quickly.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Web Hosting

All of the shared web hosting accounts which we provide are set up on our leading-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is set up on all the servers which are a part of the clusters. Consequently, you can set up and execute script-driven apps that need Zend regardless of the plan that you pick upon registration. The intuitive Hepsia Control Panel that is included with the accounts shall make the management of your web presence very easy and enabling Zend Optimizer is not an 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 specific domain folder and enable Zend just for a specific domain name. As you can switch between a number of PHP versions, you can enable Zend Optimizer for all of them in the very same way and manage both new and older apps within the same account.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers

We've set up Zend Optimizer on all servers that are part of our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform and considering that all semi-dedicated server accounts are created on it, you will be able to enable and take advantage of Zend for any script application that you need to use with just a click. In addition, you can select the PHP release which will be active for your account, so if you move to a different release, you just have to go to the Advanced part of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel and click on the On button for Zend Optimizer - it is as simple as that. If you switch the version back, Zend will already be active. More experienced users will also have the opportunity to set the PHP version and to enable Zend Optimizer only for a separate website by putting a php.ini file with the required program code in the corresponding domain folder.