What precisely is IonCube? Why is it present on almost any present-day web server running PHP?
A lot of script-driven applications, particularly paid content management systems, encode their files so as to ensure that they will not be reverse engineered or tampered with. Many of them use an application called ionCube PHP Encoder to do that, so if you acquire a paid script and you wish to install it in a hosting account, a software instrument called ionCube Loader has to be present on the server. Without having it, you won't be able to install the script or in case you somehow find a way to do this, it will not operate efficiently due to the fact that almost all of the script code will be encoded to a degree where it cannot be interpreted. That is why, you have to ensure that ionCube Loader is present when you get a new web hosting account and you would like to take advantage of some paid web app. If you acquire a shared web hosting account and the instrument is not present, it can't be added since the entire server PHP environment will have to be compiled again.
IonCube in Shared Website Hosting
When you aquire a shared website hosting plan
through us, it will be created 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 that needs the instrument so as to run appropriately. Furthermore, we provide a few different versions of PHP, which means that in case you switch the version, you need to activate ionCube once again. Our platform remembers the changes you make, and if you move back to the previous version of PHP which was active for your account, ionCube Loader will already be activated. The PHP version as well as the ionCube tool can be managed through the PHP Configuration part of our Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. Every adjustment that you do takes literally just a single click and it takes effect right away.
IonCube in Semi-dedicated Servers
IonCube Loader is provided with all of the semi-dedicated plans
that we offer, so you won't have any problems in case you'd like to install and work with a script app which requires the software instrument so as to operate properly. Activating it is as easy as clicking a button in the Advanced area of the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with all of the semi-dedicated accounts and the change will take effect in less than a minute, so you'll be able to move forward with the application installation without delay. Due to the fact that we employ a hi-tech tailor-made platform and we support many different versions of PHP simultaneously, you'll have to enable ionCube any time you move to a version that you haven't used before. In addition, you'll have the option to enable ionCube loader and even to set a PHP release different from the one in the account as a whole by creating a php.ini file in an individual domain or subdomain folder and adding a couple of lines of code within it.