APC, or Alternative PHP Cache, is a PHP module that caches the output code of database-driven script software applications. Dynamic PHP sites keep their content in a database which is accessed whenever a visitor loads a webpage. The content that needs to be viewed is retrieved and the code is parsed and compiled prior to it being delivered to the website visitor. All of these actions take some processing time and include reading and writing on the server for each and every page that is loaded. While this can't be avoided for websites with constantly changing content, there are numerous websites which offer the same content on a lot of of their webpages all the time - blogs, informational portals, hotel and restaurant sites, etc. APC is really useful for this type of websites because it caches the previously compiled code and displays it whenever visitors browse the cached webpages, so the code does not need to be parsed and compiled again. This will not only decrease the server load, but it will also increase the speed of any site many times.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Website Hosting

You can use APC with each and every website hosting package that we offer since it is already installed on our advanced cloud platform and activating it will take you just a couple of clicks inside your Hepsia Control Panel. As our platform is quite flexible, you will be able to run Internet sites with various requirements and decide if they will work with APC or not. For instance, you can enable APC only for a single version of PHP or you can do the latter for several of the versions that run on our platform. In addition, you can decide if all sites working with a specific PHP version will use APC or if the latter will be enabled just for selected websites and not for all Internet sites in the website hosting account. The last option is useful when you'd like to employ a different web accelerator for some of your sites. These customizations are carried out without any difficulty by using a php.ini file in selected domain or subdomain folders.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Hosting

APC is available with all semi-dedicated hosting packages because it's pre-installed on the cloud website hosting platform where your account shall be created. If you want to use this module, you can activate it with a single click inside your Hepsia Control Panel and it'll be fully operational in a couple of minutes. Since you may want to use alternative web accelerators for selected Internet sites, our advanced platform will enable you to personalize the software environment in your account. You'll be able to activate APC for different versions of PHP or use it only for some websites and not for others. For example, a Drupal-based Internet site can function with APC employing PHP 5.4 and a WordPress site can work without APC using PHP 5.6. What is needed to do the aforementioned is a php.ini file with several lines in it, so you could run sites with different requirements inside the exact same account.