If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the web server in which you host it ought to have the appropriate software for this. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a website visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which can be installed on a server and that work with a wide range of popular scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you may use images with any web-based application that you'd like, no matter what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with more than a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our leading-edge cloud website hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our Linux shared web hosting you get, both applications shall be available and activated by default for your brand new account. They are a part of the software environment for your sites irrespective of the PHP version that you select because we provide several different releases. Every custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries so as to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Based on the nature of your website, you will also be able to provide a wide range of features for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network site and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to execute any kind of script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate graphs or use images, as both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud web hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may switch the PHP version for your account, you won't need to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they will be accessible at all times. In this way, you've got a lot of options in respect to what attributes both you and your site visitors shall 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 app which you have found on the worldwide web. You can use all of the popular formats for the pictures which you upload.