Alternative PHP Cache, or APC, is a module for Apache servers that is employed to cache the output code of script applications. It is very useful for scripts with large source code and will accelerate such an Internet site up to 3 times. PHP websites are dynamic and every time a website visitor opens a page, the script hooks up to a database in order to retrieve some content, then the code is parsed and compiled prior to it being shown to the visitor. In case the output code does not change however, that is the case with Internet sites that show the same content at all times, such actions trigger excessive reading and writing. What APC does is that it caches the already compiled program code and delivers it any time visitors browse an Internet site, so the database does not need to be accessed and the program code does not need to be parsed and compiled over and over again, which consequently reduces the Internet site loading time. The module could be very effective for informational sites, blogs, portfolios, and so on.
APC (PHP Opcode Cache) in Shared Web Hosting
APC is provided with every single shared web hosting solution that we offer and you could enable it with only a click through your Hepsia Control Panel if you want to use it for your applications. A few minutes later the framework will be working and you'll notice the faster loading speed of your database-driven sites. As we offer different releases of PHP which could also be selected from Hepsia, you will even be able to employ APC for scripts that need different versions of PHP inside the very same account. Our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform is extremely adaptable, so in case you use a different web accelerator for any Internet site and it disrupts APC, you'll be able to activate or deactivate the latter for a certain site only by using a php.ini file created in the domain or subdomain folder.