Zend Optimizer is a software tool, that's needed to run files encrypted with Zend Guard - a well-known application 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 code or reverse engineering. Zend Guard is used by lots of corporations that develop paid script applications, so when you acquire such an app for your website, you will probably need Zend Optimizer to be present on the server where you'll host it. In case you're a programmer, you can use Zend Guard to protect your code and make sure that your website visitors or clients will be unable to alter it in any way. Websites that use Zend Optimizer often perform much better due to the fact that their PHP code is precompiled, thus it is already optimized and will be executed a lot quicker.

Zend Optimizer in Shared Hosting

Zend Optimizer can be found on our tailor-made cloud platform and you will be able to use it regardless of the shared hosting package that you select. It can be enabled through the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with all accounts and it will take you just a couple of clicks to do that. Given that we support a number of different releases of PHP (4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2), you will need to activate Zend Optimizer every time you switch the version to one you haven't used yet. This is a piece of cake though - the php.ini file where you can activate and disable various PHP extensions can be handled with a point-and-click software tool, therefore you won't need any coding skills or previous expertise. Our website hosting services allow you to run any script-driven application which needs Zend Optimizer without difficulties, yet in case you're unsure how to proceed, you're able to get in touch with our 24/7 tech support team and they can enable the instrument for you.