In order to prevent the reverse engineering of script apps, a number of developers encrypt their program code with tools such as ionCube PHP Encoder in order to make it human unreadable. The latter is valid for paid applications in particular, because anyone could possibly use and modify the unencrypted code without paying the required license fees. If you obtain web software encoded with ionCube PHP Encoder, you'll be able to use it without any problems as long as an instrument named ionCube Loader is present on the web hosting server. This loader enables you to execute encrypted files and you will often see it as one of the prerequisites for a particular script application to be installed. As the encrypted files are already precompiled, they are normally executed more quickly and this can boost the overall speed of your website.
IonCube in Shared Hosting
IonCube Loader is supplied with each and every Linux shared hosting service that we supply and you are able to enable it anytime with only a couple of clicks, so you will be able to use script apps that require it. You will be able to do that from the PHP Configuration area of your Hepsia Control Panel and all it will take to enable or disable ionCube is to click a single button. The change will take effect in a minute, so you can proceed and set up the app that you'd like right away. The very same section will allow you to switch the PHP release which is active for your account, because we support several versions on our leading-edge cloud platform. In case you switch to a version that you've never used to date, you will need to enable ionCube Loader again. More advanced users will be able to use a php.ini file in a particular domain folder to set a PHP release different from the one for the entire account or enable/disable ionCube Loader.
IonCube in Semi-dedicated Servers
Because all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created on our advanced cluster platform and ionCube Loader is available on it, you will be able to use any script application which needs the software tool to function properly. With a couple of clicks in your Hepsia website hosting Control Panel you are able to activate or deactivate ionCube for the PHP version that is currently active for the account. Because we support multiple releases of PHP at the same time, you will need to do this each and every time you switch to a new release, but when you revert back to a release which you have already used, our system will remember your choice and ionCube Loader will already be activated. In case you have several websites in the same account and they require different versions of PHP, you can create a php.ini file in every single domain folder and with a couple of lines of program code you can define both the PHP release as well as the status of ionCube irrespective of what is selected for the website hosting account altogether.