What precisely is IonCube? Why is it present on almost any present-day hosting server running PHP?
Lots of script-driven applications, particularly paid cms, encrypt their files to make sure that they will not be reverse engineered or tampered with. Most of them use an app known as ionCube PHP Encoder to do that, so if you obtain a paid script and you intend to install it in a hosting account, a tool called ionCube Loader needs to be present on your server. Without it, you won't be able to install the script or in case you somehow manage to do that, it will not function efficiently due to the fact that 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 installed if you get a new web hosting account and you'd like to employ some paid web application. If you acquire a shared hosting account and the tool is not present, it cannot be added as your entire server PHP environment shall have to be compiled again.
IonCube in Cloud Web Hosting
When you aquire a Linux cloud web hosting through us, it'll 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 application which requires the tool so as to function properly. We also offer you a few different releases of PHP, which means that in case you switch the version, you need to activate ionCube again. Our system remembers the adjustments you make, so if you switch back to the previous 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 operated through the PHP Configuration part of our Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. Any adjustment that you make takes literally just a single click and it'll take effect right away.