If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server in which you host it ought to have the proper 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 may even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which may be set up on a web server and that work with a large amount of popular scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you can use images with any web-based application you want, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with more than a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled as standard on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them regardless of the Linux shared website hosting package that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to set up interactive sites without worrying about any kind of technical limitations on our end. If you own a portfolio site, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while when you have a social network or a similar website that engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to offer them a variety of editing solutions for the pictures that they upload. You can also convert text to images, that will provide you with various opportunities with regards to what content you'll be able to offer on the site.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Every single semi-dedicated server plan that we offer is provided with ImageMagick and GD Library support as standard. The libraries will be enabled all the time even if you upgrade the PHP version that is in use by your account, so you won't need to re-enable anything manually if you switch from PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8 to PHP 4 or vice versa. Provided the script application that you use has built-in features to use pictures and charts, it will work flawlessly on our servers, no matter if you've acquired it online, if it is a part of the script library which you're able to access using the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel or if you created it on your own. When you use our services, you're able to make multimedia image galleries, portfolio websites or feature-rich social network portals.