If you want to have dynamic images on your site, the web server where you host it ought to have the suitable software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a site visitor uses or you can 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 hosting server and that work with a large amount of widely used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you can use images with any web-based application that you would like, regardless what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries will permit you to work with over 100 different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them irrespective of the Linux shared web hosting that you select when you join us. This will allow you to create interactive sites without having to worry about any tech limitations on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while if you've got a social network or a similar website that engages your guests in some way, you can offer them various editing solutions for the images that they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that gives you many different opportunities regarding what content you'll be able to offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You can execute every script application which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to create charts or work with images, as both are set up and activated as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may upgrade the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything to re-enable these libraries because they will be accessible at all times. In this way, you will have loads of options in respect to what functions both you and your site visitors shall be able to employ, regardless of whether you write the website code yourself, you employ one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some application that you have found online. You'll be able to employ all of the sought-after formats for the images which you upload.