APC, which is short for Alternative PHP Cache, is a framework used for caching the compiled source code of a given script app, which could boost a database-driven Internet site several times. Any time a PHP page is accessed, the script pulls the website content which has to be displayed from a database, parses and compiles the program code, and the result is shown to the visitor. While this is necessary for websites with regularly changing content, it is a complete waste of processing time and system resources for a website which does not change, for example an informational portal which shows identical content at all times. When the pages for such a website are compiled, APC caches them and delivers them whenever a user opens them. Since this saves the time to request content from the database and to parse and compile the program code, your Internet site will load a lot faster. APC is very effective particularly for scripts with larger source code.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Hosting

You'll be able to use APC for your web apps with any of the hosting plans that we provide since it is pre-installed on our cloud web hosting platform. Enabling it will take just a click inside the Hepsia Control Panel that is provided with our shared solutions and a few minutes later it'll start caching the program code of your apps. Our platform is extremely flexible, so you will be able to use different configurations depending on the system requirements of your scripts. For instance, you could activate APC for several versions of PHP for the entire account and set the version that each website will use, or you can have the very same version of PHP, but enable or disable APC only for specified sites. You can do this by placing a php.ini file with a line of program code inside the domain or subdomain folder where you require the custom setup.

APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Semi-dedicated Servers

APC is provided with all semi-dedicated server packages as it's pre-installed on the cloud website hosting platform where your account shall be created. In case you would like to use this module, you can activate it with a single click from your Hepsia Control Panel and it will be fully operational in a couple of minutes. Since you may need to use alternative web accelerators for selected Internet sites, our state-of-the-art platform will permit you to customize the software environment inside your account. You can activate APC for different versions of PHP or use it just for some sites and not for others. For example, a Drupal-based website can work with APC using PHP 5.4 and a WordPress site could work without APC employing PHP 5.6. All it takes to do the aforementioned is a php.ini file with several lines in it, so you will be able to run websites with various requirements in the same account.