Alternative PHP Cache, or APC, is a module for Apache web servers which is used to cache the output code of script apps. It is very effective for scripts with large source code and can boost such a website up to 3 times. PHP sites are dynamic and each time a user opens some webpage, the script connects to a database in order to get some content, and then the code is parsed and compiled prior to it being shown to the website visitor. If the output code doesn't change however, that is the case with Internet sites that display the same content all of the time, such actions result in unnecessary reading and writing. What APC does is that it caches the previously compiled code and delivers it whenever visitors browse a site, so the database does not need to be accessed and the code doesn't have to be parsed and compiled again and again, which consequently lowers the website loading time. The module could be extremely effective for informational sites, blogs, portfolios, etcetera.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Shared Website Hosting

You'll be able to use APC for your web apps with all of the shared website hosting plans that we provide since it's pre-installed on our cloud website hosting platform. Enabling it will take just a click in the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with our shared solutions and several minutes later it will start caching the code of your applications. Our platform is extremely flexible, so you'll be able to use different configurations depending on the system requirements of your scripts. For instance, you will be able to activate APC for several versions of PHP for the entire account and select the version that each website will use, or you can have the exact same version of PHP, but activate or deactivate APC just for particular Internet sites. You can do this by placing a php.ini file with a line of program code within the domain or subdomain folder where you need the custom configuration.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers

APC is set up on the innovative cloud Internet hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created, so you could employ it whatever the plan you pick. Activating the module is performed from the Hepsia Control Panel and takes only a click, so you won't need any skills or prior experience to be able to take full advantage of it. As you'll be able to work with several releases of PHP simultaneously, you will be able to modify the software environment for every single website that you host in the account if necessary. A php.ini file with a couple of lines in it placed in a domain folder will enable you to set what version of PHP this Internet site will use and if APC should be on or off for it. These settings will have priority over those for the account in general, so you can run different scripts and employ different web accelerators for sites which are in the same account.