If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server where you host it should have the correct software for that. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are doable with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which may be set up on a server and that work with a great number of popular scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you could use images with any web-based app you'd like, no matter what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with over 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled as standard on our cutting-edge cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them whatever the cloud website hosting that you select when you sign up. This will help you build interactive sites without worrying about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while when you own a social network or a similar site which engages the visitors in some way, you're able to provide them with various editing solutions for the pictures they upload. You can also convert text to images, that will give you quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on your site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You can run every script application that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make graphs or use images, as both are installed and activated as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you change the PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they shall be available at all times. This way, you've got lots of options in respect to what features both you and your site visitors shall be able to use, regardless if you're writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application which you have discovered online. You are able to take advantage of all of the popular formats for the pictures that you upload.