In order to prevent the reverse engineering of script apps, numerous developers encrypt their program code with tools like ionCube PHP Encoder in order to make it human unreadable. The latter is valid for paid applications in particular, as anybody would be able to use and modify the unprotected code without having to pay the needed license fees. When you acquire web software encoded with ionCube PHP Encoder, you will be able to use it without a problem as long as a tool known as ionCube Loader is a part of the web hosting server. This loader enables you to execute encrypted files and you will often find it on the list of prerequisites for a certain script application to be installed. Due to the fact that the encrypted files are already precompiled, they are normally executed faster and this will raise the general speed of your website.

IonCube in Website Hosting

IonCube Loader is supplied with every single website hosting package that we supply and you'll be able to activate it anytime with only a few clicks, so you can work with script applications that require it. You are able to do that from the PHP Configuration section of the Hepsia Control Panel and all it takes to enable or deactivate ionCube is to click a button. The change takes effect within a minute, which means that you're able to go ahead and set up the app that you'd like right away. The very same section will allow you to switch the PHP release that's active for your account, because we support numerous versions on our hi-tech cloud hosting platform. If you move to a release that you've never used to date, you will have to activate ionCube Loader once again. More advanced users will be able to use a php.ini file in a particular domain folder so as to set a PHP version different from the one for the entire account or enable/disable ionCube Loader.

IonCube in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get a semi-dedicated server package from us, you can use any script-driven app which requires ionCube Loader for the reason that the software tool is available on all the servers that are part of our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform. Furthermore, we support several versions of PHP, which means that if you switch from PHP 4 to 5.2 or 5.3, for example, you can activate ionCube for this particular release with just a click in your Hepsia Control Panel. Our system will remember your decision, so if you move back to the previous version of PHP, the software instrument will already be active. For more tech-savvy users, we also offer the option to select the PHP version and whether ionCube will be active or not for a specific domain name without altering the settings for the whole website hosting account. This can be done by placing a php.ini file in a domain folder with a few lines of code.