1. What is ionCube? How to install
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...  ionCube loader is a free PHP extension that decodes encrypted PHP files at runtime. Most commercial hosting companies have ionCube loader installed already. How can I check if ionCube is installed? ...
2. System Requirements
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ionCube loader installed on your web server (available for free) Apache version 1.3.x or above MySQL version 5.x or above. PHP 7.x or above but less than php 7.3  ...