What precisely is IonCube? Why is it present on almost every present-day server running PHP?
Lots of script-driven applications, especially paid content management systems, encrypt their files to make sure that they will not be reverse engineered or tampered with. Most of them use an app called ionCube PHP Encoder to do that, so if you buy a paid script and you would like to set it up in a website hosting account, a software instrument called ionCube Loader has to be present on the server. Without it, you can't install the script or if you somehow manage to do that, it will not work efficiently as almost all of the script code will be encrypted to a degree where it can't be interpreted. That's why, you need to ensure that ionCube Loader is set up when you get a fresh hosting account and you wish to use some paid web app. If you acquire a shared web hosting account and the instrument is not present, it cannot be added because your entire server PHP environment shall have to be compiled again.
IonCube in Cloud Web Hosting
When you obtain a Linux cloud web hosting
from our company, it'll be set up on our in-house made cloud hosting platform where ionCube Loader is already present, so you will not have any kind of problems to manage any script app which needs the instrument so as to function appropriately. In addition, we offer a few different versions of PHP, which means that in case you change the version, you need to activate ionCube once again. Our system remembers the changes you make, which means that in case you switch back to the previous release of PHP which was active for your account, ionCube Loader will already be turned on. The PHP version and the ionCube instrument can be managed from the PHP Configuration part of our Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. Every change that you do takes literally just a mouse-click and it will take effect instantly.
IonCube in Semi-dedicated Hosting
IonCube Loader is available with all of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting
that we offer, so you won't experience any problems in case you'd like to set up and work with a script application which requires the instrument in order to function appropriately. Enabling it is as simple as clicking a single button inside the Advanced area of the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with all the semi-dedicated accounts and the change will take effect in a minute, so you'll be able to move forward with the app set up without delay. Because we use an innovative custom platform and we support a number of versions of PHP simultaneously, you'll have to enable ionCube any time you switch to a version that you haven't used before. Additionally, you have the option to enable ionCube loader and even to set a PHP version different from the one in the account as a whole by generating a php.ini file in a separate domain or subdomain folder and adding a couple of lines of program code in it.