If you want to have dynamic images on your internet site, the server in which you host it ought to have the proper software for that. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images via a script app. All of these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which could be set up on a web server and which work with a lot of widely used scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you can use images with any web-based app you want, regardless of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with more than a hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so forth.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and enabled by default on our innovative cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux hosting
that you select when you sign up. This will allow you to create interactive websites without worrying about any kind of technical limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar site which engages your visitors in some way, you're able to offer them a variety of editing options for the photos they upload. You can also convert text to images, which will provide you with many different opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on your website.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Since both GD Library and ImageMagick are installed on the cloud platform where all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created, you won't have any problems to run any kind of script app that requires these libraries in order to operate efficiently. A lot of applications allow you to use graphs and images - community forums, content management systems, blog platforms, and many others, so in case you use such software on our end, you'll be able to use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for images linked to a forum reply or customizable avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries are provided with all the PHP versions that you'll be able to select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.