IonCube Loader is an instrument, which is necessary to run files that are encoded with ionCube PHP Encoder. The aforementioned is an application which is used to make PHP code human unreadable, so as to protect it from reverse engineering and unauthorized use. Various script-driven apps, in particular discussion forums, cms and electronic commerce solutions are protected with ionCube PHP Encoder, therefore if you get a script and you find that ionCube is one of the web hosting environment requirements, you have to make sure that your web hosting server has the instrument pre-installed. Although it's not that difficult to set it up when you have your own server, it's almost impossible to do that on a shared hosting server due to the fact that the PHP environment will have to be precompiled and all the clients on the server will be affected.

IonCube in Shared Website Hosting

When you obtain a shared website hosting plan through our company, it will be created on our in-house built cloud hosting platform where ionCube Loader is already installed, so you will not have any kind of problems to manage any script app which requires the instrument to function appropriately. Furthermore, we offer a few different releases of PHP, therefore if you switch the version, you will need to enable ionCube once again. Our system remembers the adjustments you make, which means that in case you move back to the earlier release of PHP that was active for your account, ionCube Loader will already be activated. Both the PHP version as well as the ionCube instrument can be managed from the PHP Configuration section of our Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. Each adjustment that you make takes literally just a mouse-click and it'll take effect instantly.

IonCube in Semi-dedicated Servers

IonCube Loader is available with all semi-dedicated plans that we offer, and you won't have any problems if you would like to install and use a script app which requires the instrument so as to function properly. Enabling it is as easy as clicking a button in the Advanced part of the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with all the semi-dedicated accounts and the change shall take effect in less than a minute, so you are able to proceed with the application set up without delay. Because we employ a cutting-edge custom-built platform and we support several versions of PHP simultaneously, you'll need to activate ionCube any time you switch to a version that you have not 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 generating a php.ini file in a separate domain or subdomain folder and adding several lines of code inside it.