If you want to have dynamic images on your site, the server in which you host it ought to have the appropriate software for that. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script application. All of these things are doable with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that may be installed on a web server and that work with a great number of widespread scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you could use images with any web-based application you want, regardless what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with over 100 different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the Linux hosting that you select when you register. This will help you set up multimedia sites without worrying about any kind of tech restrictions on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while when you own a social network or a similar website which engages the guests in some way, you're able to provide them with a variety of editing solutions for the pictures they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, which will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you'll be able to offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You'll be able to run every script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, since both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud website hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may get new PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they will be available all of the time. This way, you will have loads of alternatives in respect to what attributes both you and your site visitors will be able to use, regardless if you are writing the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some app that you have found online. You are able to use all of the widespread formats for the photos that you upload.