If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the machine where you host it ought to have the suitable software for that. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All of these things are doable through ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that could be installed on a hosting server and that work with a lot of widely used scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you can use images with any web-based application you'd like, regardless what language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with over one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are accessible and enabled as standard on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the Linux website hosting package that you select when you join us. This will allow you to create multimedia sites without having to worry about any sort of tech limitations on our end. When you have a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while in case you own a social network or a similar site that engages your guests in some way, you'll be able to offer them a number of editing options for the photographs they upload. Also, you can convert text to pictures, that gives you lots of opportunities as to what content you are able to offer on the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud web hosting platform where your new semi-dedicated server account will be set up, therefore you'll be able to take advantage of the full attributes of any script application that requires any of the two libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, picture galleries, message boards, and the like. If you are a website designer, you're able to write the code yourself because we also support lots of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To offer you even more options with regards to what sort of apps you can run, we support several different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. GD and ImageMagick are enabled for each of them, which means that the software environment on our servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can have.