APC, or Alternative PHP Cache, is a PHP module which caches the output code of database-driven script applications. Dynamic PHP websites hold their content in a database that is accessed whenever a visitor loads a webpage. The content that has to be displayed is retrieved and the code is parsed and compiled before it's delivered to the website visitor. These actions need some processing time and involve reading and writing on the server for each and every page that is loaded. While this cannot be avoided for websites with constantly changing content, there're numerous websites which offer the very same content on many of their webpages all the time - blogs, informational portals, hotel and restaurant sites, etcetera. APC is really useful for this kind of Internet sites since it caches the already compiled code and displays it whenever visitors browse the cached webpages, so the code does not have to be parsed and compiled repeatedly. This will not only reduce the server load, but it will also increase the speed of any site several times.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Shared Website Hosting

APC is provided with each and every shared website hosting plan that we offer and you could enable it with just a click through your Hepsia Control Panel if you would like to use it for your applications. A couple of minutes later the framework will be working and you'll notice the considerably quicker loading speed of your database-driven Internet sites. Since we provide several versions of PHP that could also be selected through Hepsia, you will even be able to employ APC for scripts which require different versions of PHP within the very same account. Our state-of-the-art cloud Internet hosting platform is extremely flexible, so if you use an alternative web accelerator for any Internet site and it disrupts APC, you'll be able to activate or deactivate the aforementioned for a certain site only by using a php.ini file created in the domain or subdomain folder.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can take full advantage of APC with all our semi-dedicated hosting packages and activating this framework is performed with a click in the Hepsia Control Panel, so even if you lack prior experience, you can use it in order to quicken your sites. As the cloud internet hosting platform where the semi-dedicated accounts are created supports multiple PHP releases, you will have flexibility with regards to the scripts and web accelerators you'll be able to use. It will take you only a click to activate APC for one or a couple of PHP versions and by using a php.ini file inside the domain/subdomain folders where you need settings which are different from the ones for the account in general, you can set what PHP release will be used and whether APC has to be enabled or not. In this way, one site may use APC and PHP 5.3, for example, whereas another one could use some different accelerator and PHP 5.5.