If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the server in which you host it ought to have the proper software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a website visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are possible through ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be installed on a web server and which work with a lot of widely used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you could use images with any web-based app that you'd like, irrespective of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will permit you to work with over 100 different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our leading-edge cloud website hosting platform, so no matter which of our website hosting plans you select, both apps shall be available and enabled as standard for your brand new account. They will be part of the software environment for your websites irrespective of the PHP version that you pick since we offer a number of different versions. Each custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. According to the type of your site, you'll also be able to provide a lot of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network site and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to run any kind of script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or work with images, since both are set up and enabled as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even if you upgrade the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they shall be accessible at all times. In this way, you will have many alternatives in respect to what functions you and your website visitors will be able to employ, regardless if you're writing the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some app that you've discovered online. You'll be able to take advantage of all the popular formats for the pictures which you upload.