Zend Optimizer is a software instrument, that's needed to execute files protected with Zend Guard - a popular application that is employed to encode 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 a lot of companies which make paid script apps, so when you get such an app for your website, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be available on the server where you will host it. If you are a programmer, you can also use Zend Guard to shield your program code and make sure that your site visitors or customers will be unable to alter it in any way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer often perform much better because their PHP code is precompiled, so it's already optimized and will be executed a lot faster.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting

Zend Optimizer can be found on our in-house made cloud platform and you're able to use it regardless of the shared hosting plan that you choose. It can be enabled through the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with all of the accounts and it'll take you only a few clicks to do this. Considering that we support several different versions of PHP (4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5), you will need to enable Zend Optimizer every time you switch the version to one you haven't used yet. This is really easy though - the php.ini file where you can enable and disable various PHP extensions can be operated with a point-and-click software instrument, and you won't need any kind of coding skills or previous experience. Our hosting services will allow you to run any script-driven application that requires Zend Optimizer without any troubles, yet if you're unsure what you should do, you'll be able to contact our 24/7 technical support crew and they'll activate the tool for you.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Servers

We've installed Zend Optimizer on all servers that are a part of our revolutionary cloud web hosting platform and considering that all semi-dedicated server accounts are created on it, you'll be able to activate and use Zend for any script application that you need to use with just a click. In addition, you can pick the PHP version which will be active for your account, so if you move to a different version, you only need to go to the Advanced section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel and click on the On button for Zend Optimizer - it is as easy as that. In case 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 site by putting a php.ini file with the needed code in the corresponding domain folder.