Zend Optimizer is a tool, which is required to run files encoded with Zend Guard - a popular 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 lots of companies that develop paid script apps, so when you get such an application for your website, you'll probably need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you'll host it. If you're a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to secure your code and make sure that your site visitors or customers will be unable to change it in any way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer often perform better due to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, thus it's already optimized and will be executed a lot faster.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting

All the shared hosting accounts which we provide are set up on our leading-edge cluster platform and Zend Optimizer is present on all servers that are a part of the clusters. As a result, you can set up and run script-driven applications that require Zend whatever the plan that you choose upon signup. The easy to work with Hepsia Control Panel that is provided with the accounts shall make the control over your web presence very simple and enabling Zend Optimizer makes no exception as it'll take a single click to do this. Furthermore, more experienced users can also insert a php.ini file in a specific domain folder and use Zend only for a specific domain name. Because you can switch between numerous PHP releases, you will be able to activate Zend Optimizer for any of them in exactly the same way and run both new and older applications from the same account.

Zend Optimizer in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Zend Optimizer is installed on all the servers that comprise our cluster hosting platform, which means that you'll be able to use it for all of your script-driven apps with all of our semi-dedicated server plans. It'll be available all the time even when you change the PHP release for your account as our feature-rich platform will allow you to choose between PHP 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. Both changing your version and activating Zend Optimizer for the new one takes just a couple of clicks in the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel that is used to control the semi-dedicated accounts. In addition, you may even employ a different version of PHP and enable or disable Zend for each individual site that you host in your account. This is possible by employing a php.ini file in a domain folder with several lines of code in it. In case you don't have previous experience and you are not sure how to do that, our 24/7 technical assistance can assist you.