If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the server where you host it should have the appropriate software for that. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a website visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images using a script application. All these things are doable via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be set up on a hosting server and that work with a great number of frequently used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you may use images with any web-based app you want, regardless of the language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with over one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our revolutionary cloud web hosting platform, therefore no matter which of our Linux shared hosting you acquire, both apps shall be available and enabled as standard for your brand new account. They'll be a part of the software environment for your sites regardless of the PHP version that you choose since we offer several different versions. Each custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries in order to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Determined by the nature of your website, you can also offer quite a lot of solutions for your visitors - interactive galleries, real-time image modifying software on a social network site and many others.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
You can run every script app which requires GD Library or ImageMagick to generate charts or work with images, because both are installed and activated as standard on the cloud hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may upgrade the PHP version for your account, you will not have to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries because they will be available all of the time. In this way, you'll have a lot of options in respect to what attributes you and your website visitors shall be able to use, regardless if you are writing the website code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script apps or you download and install some application that you've discovered on the Internet. You're able to employ all the popular formats for the photos which you upload.