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Scripting: How To Install IonCube for PHP 7.0 - 7.4


IonCube is sometimes required in order for some third party PHP website builders to work.

Follow these steps to install IonCube for PHP versions 7.0 - 7.4

  1. Log in to your Hosting Dashboard
    Hosting dashboard
  2. On the left sidebar, click on Scripting Config. 
    Scripting Config
  3. From the Scripting Configuration page, click on the Manage PHP Scripting link. 
    Manage PHP Scripting
  4. Click the Manage php.ini link. Manage php ini
  5. Your php.ini file is displayed in a text box.
  6. Depending on your current PHP version, insert one of the following zend_extension lines at the end of your php.ini file:
    zend_extension = /usr/local/lib/ioncube/php7.0/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_7.0.so
    zend_extension = /usr/local/lib/ioncube/php7.1/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_7.1.so
    zend_extension = /usr/local/lib/ioncube/php7.2/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_7.2.so
    zend_extension = /usr/local/lib/ioncube/php7.3/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_7.3.so
    zend_extension = /usr/local/lib/ioncube/php7.4/ioncube/ioncube_loader_lin_7.4.so
  7. Click Save.

Need to update your PHP version? Click here for instructions.