If you want to have dynamic images on your site, the web server where you host it must have the suitable software for that. As an alternative to 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 using a script application. All these things are doable via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that could be set up on a web server and that work with a large amount of widespread scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you can use images with any web-based app that you'd like, regardless what language it was developed 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, and so forth.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and activated by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the cloud website hosting that you select when you join us. This will help you set up multimedia websites without worrying about any kind of technical limitations on our end. If you own a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures that show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar website which engages your visitors in some way, you'll be able to provide them with a number of editing options for the photos they upload. In addition, you can convert text to pictures, which provides you with a number of opportunities with regards to what content you're able to offer on your website.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present on the cloud hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account shall be generated, which means that you can take advantage of all of the attributes of any script application that needs any of these 2 libraries to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, forums, and many others. In case you are a website designer, you'll be able to write the program code yourself as we also support plenty of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what kind of applications you are able to run, we support a number of 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 any of them, so the software environment on the servers won't restrict your choice in terms of the types of sites that you can host.