If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the web server where you host it ought to have the suitable software for that. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script app. All of 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 large amount of frequently used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you can use images with any web-based app you want, regardless what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with over a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our outstanding cloud web hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our Linux website hosting you get, both apps will be available and activated as standard for your brand new account. They're part of the software setting for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you choose because we offer several different versions. Any custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. According to the nature of your website, you can also provide a wide range of features for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image editing software on a social network site and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can run any kind of script app that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or use images, as both are set up and enabled by default on the cloud web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. In case you get new PHP version for your account, you won't have to do anything to re-enable these libraries as they shall be accessible all of the time. Thus, you have loads of alternatives in respect to what attributes you and your website visitors can use, regardless of whether you write the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and set up some application that you have discovered on the Internet. You will be able to take advantage of all the widespread formats for the images that you upload.