To avoid the reverse engineering of script apps, a lot of developers encrypt their code with instruments such as ionCube PHP Encoder to make it human unreadable. The aforementioned is valid for paid applications in particular, as anyone could possibly use and change the unencrypted code without paying the needed license fees. If you obtain web software encrypted with ionCube PHP Encoder, you can use it without a problem as long as a tool known as ionCube Loader is a part of the hosting server. This loader allows you to execute encoded files and you'll often find it on the list of prerequisites for a particular script app to be installed. As the encrypted files are already precompiled, they're generally executed much faster and this can increase the general speed of your website.

IonCube in Website Hosting

IonCube Loader is available on all web servers that are a part of our cloud hosting platform, which means that irrespective of the website hosting plan that you choose during the signup process, you can activate it through the Hepsia Control Panel. The process is as simple as clicking an On/Off button in the Advanced section, so even if this is your first hosting account ever, you will not have to do anything complex. The same section enables you to pick the PHP release for your account (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), and in case you want to move to another version, you just have to activate ionCube Loader for it as well. Since our platform is really flexible, you may even set another PHP version and another status of ionCube by employing a php.ini file in every domain folder. If this is something you want to do but you do not have much experience, our 24/7 tech support team will help you within minutes.

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 shall be able to use any script application which requires the software tool to function properly. With several clicks in the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel you're able to activate or deactivate ionCube for the PHP version which is currently active for the account. Since we support multiple versions of PHP at the same time, you will need to do that every time you move to a new release, but if you revert back to a version that you have already used, our system will remember your preference and ionCube Loader will already be activated. When you have several websites inside the same account and they require different versions of PHP, you are able to set up a php.ini file in every single domain folder and with several lines of code you'll be able to define both the PHP release as well as the status of ionCube irrespective of what is selected for the web hosting account as a whole.