If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the server where you host it ought to have the correct software for that. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images via a script app. All these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be set up on a web server and that work with a large amount of popular scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you could use images with any web-based app you want, no matter what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will allow you to work with over 100 different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated as standard on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the website hosting service that you select when you join us. This will help you build interactive websites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar website which engages your visitors in some way, you're able to provide them with various editing solutions for the pictures that they upload. In addition, you can convert text to images, that will provide you with many different opportunities regarding what content you will be able to offer on your site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can execute any script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or work with images, since both are set up and activated as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you get new PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they'll be available all of the time. In this way, you've got numerous alternatives in respect to what features both you and your site visitors will be able to use, regardless of whether you're writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and set up some application which you have discovered on the web. You're able to use all the sought-after formats for the photos that you upload.