Lots of script-driven apps, especially paid cms, encode their files in order to make sure that they will not be reverse engineered or tampered with. Most of them use an application called ionCube PHP Encoder to do that, so, in case you purchase a paid script and you want to install it in a web hosting account, a software instrument known as ionCube Loader needs to be present on your server. Without this, you cannot install the script or if you somehow find a way to do that, it won't function properly due to the fact that most of the script code will be encrypted to a degree where it cannot be interpreted. That is why, you should ensure that ionCube Loader is installed if you get a new web hosting account and you'd like to use some paid web application. If you obtain a shared website hosting account and the tool is not present, it can't be added because the entire server PHP environment shall have to be compiled again.

IonCube in Cloud Web Hosting

IonCube Loader is provided with all the cloud web hosting packages which we offer, so if you need it in order to set up and execute some script app which requires it, you can activate it with a click in the Advanced area of the Hepsia Control Panel. As you are able to change the PHP version which is active for your account from the same section, you will need to activate the tool for any new version that you set. If you're more skillful, you will be able to take advantage of a php.ini file in a domain or subdomain folder and set the PHP version and the status of ionCube Loader for this particular website only, without affecting the entire account. This way you're able to operate both new and older script apps for multiple websites within the same account - a thing that you cannot do with many other web hosting suppliers on the market.

IonCube in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Since all semi-dedicated server accounts are set up on our advanced cluster platform and ionCube Loader is available on it, you'll be able to use any script application which needs this software tool so as to run properly. With several clicks in the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel you will be able to activate or deactivate ionCube for the PHP version that's currently active for the account. Since we support several versions of PHP simultaneously, you'll need to do that each and every time you move to a different version, and if you revert back to a version that you've already used, our system will remember your choice and ionCube Loader will already be active. In case you have multiple websites in the same account and they need different versions of PHP, you can create a php.ini file in each and every domain folder and with a couple of lines of program code you are able to define both the PHP release plus the status of ionCube no matter what is selected for the website hosting account as a whole.