Find what IonCube is and also why it’s installed on pretty much every server running PHP today.
In order to prevent the reverse engineering of script applications, many developers encrypt their program code with tools such as ionCube PHP Encoder to make it human unreadable. The latter is valid for paid apps in particular, as anybody could possibly use and modify the unprotected code without having to pay the required license fees. When you obtain web software protected with ionCube PHP Encoder, you'll be able to use it without any problems as long as a tool known as ionCube Loader is installed on the website hosting server. This loader enables you to execute encoded files and you will often notice it as one of the prerequisites for a particular script app to be installed. Because the encoded files are already precompiled, they're generally executed more rapidly and this will boost the general speed of your site.
IonCube in Cloud Hosting
If you obtain a Linux cloud hosting
from us, it will be created on our in-house made cloud hosting platform where ionCube Loader is already installed, so you will not have any kind of problems to run any script application that requires the instrument to run properly. In addition, we offer you a few different releases of PHP, so if you change the version, you will need to enable ionCube again. Our system remembers the changes you make, which means that if you switch back to the earlier release of PHP that was active for your account, ionCube Loader will already be turned on. Both the PHP version as well as the ionCube instrument can be managed through the PHP Configuration section of our Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. Each adjustment that you make takes literally just a click and it will take effect at once.
IonCube in Semi-dedicated Hosting
In case you obtain a semi-dedicated server
package from our company, you can use any kind of script-driven application that needs ionCube Loader due to the fact that the tool is available on all the servers which are part of our modern cloud website hosting platform. We also support several releases of PHP, so if you move from PHP 4 to 5.2 or 5.3, for instance, you can activate ionCube for that particular release with just a click in your Hepsia Control Panel. Our platform will remember your decision, and if you move back to the earlier version of PHP, the tool will already be active. For more tech-savvy users, we also provide the option to select the PHP version and whether ionCube will be active or not for a particular domain name without altering the settings for the entire hosting account. This can be done by placing a php.ini file inside a domain folder with a couple of lines of program code.