IonCube Loader is an instrument, that's required to run files which are encoded with ionCube PHP Encoder. The latter is an application employed to make PHP code human unreadable, to protect it from reverse engineering and / or illegal use. Lots of script-driven applications, in particular message boards, content management systems and electronic commerce solutions are protected with ionCube PHP Encoder, therefore when you acquire a script and you notice that ionCube is on the list of hosting environment prerequisites, you should ensure that your web hosting server has the instrument pre-installed. Though it's not that difficult to set it up if you have your own server, it's almost impossible to do that on a shared hosting server for the reason that the PHP environment should be precompiled and all clients on the server shall be affected.

IonCube in Cloud Hosting

IonCube Loader is installed on all web servers which are a part of our cloud web hosting platform, therefore whatever the cloud hosting that you select during the signup process, you will be able to activate it through the Hepsia Control Panel. The process is as simple as right-clicking an On/Off button inside the Advanced section, so even if this is your first website hosting account ever, you will not have to do anything complicated. The exact same section allows you to choose the PHP release for your account (4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5), which means that if you choose to switch to a different version, you just have to activate ionCube Loader for it as well. Due to the fact that our platform is quite flexible, you may even set another PHP version and another status of ionCube using a php.ini file in every domain folder. If this is something you need to do but you do not have much experience, our 24/7 tech support team shall help you in no time.

IonCube in Semi-dedicated Servers

Each semi-dedicated server account that's set up on our modern cloud website hosting platform has ionCube Loader support, so you can set up any kind of script application which needs the tool. Then use it to launch and maintain your world wide web presence. You can enable ionCube through the PHP Configuration area of your Control Panel and it'll take you just a few clicks to do that. The change will take effect instantly, so you're able to go ahead and install the necessary script inside your account. If you would like switch the PHP version that's active for your account, you need to activate ionCube for the new release as well. Our custom platform also allows you to have a different PHP version for each and every domain or subdomain, which is done with a php.ini file in each domain folder. In the same way, you are able to enable/disable ionCube Loader for each individual site hosted in your semi-dedicated account.