If you want to have dynamic images on your website, the server where you host it ought to have the appropriate software for this. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a site visitor uses or you could even flip and invert images via a script app. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that may be set up on a server and which work with a wide range of frequently used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you can use images with any web-based application that you'd like, no matter what language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will permit you to work with over one hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our outstanding cloud hosting platform, so regardless of which of our Linux cloud website hosting you pick, both apps shall be available and enabled by default for your new account. They will be part of the software environment for your websites regardless of the PHP version that you choose as we provide several different versions. Any custom or ready-made script app can use the libraries in order to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from simple text. Based on the type of your site, you can also offer quite a lot of features for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network website and so on.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers
As both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud hosting platform where all of the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't experience any problems to run any kind of script application that needs these libraries to function properly. A lot of applications allow you to use graphs and images - community forums, content management systems, blog platforms, and many others, which means that if you employ such software on our end, you'll be able to use all of its attributes - automatically generated thumbnails for pictures attached to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries are provided with all of the PHP versions which you'll be able to select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.