If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the web server in which you host it ought to have the correct software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images via a script app. All of these things are possible via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be set up on a web server and that work with a great number of widespread scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you may use images with any web-based application you'd like, no matter what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with more than a 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 leading-edge cloud hosting platform, so regardless of which of our cloud website hosting plans you get, both applications shall be available and activated as standard for your new account. They are a part of the software environment for your sites irrespective of the PHP version that you select as we offer a number of different versions. Every custom or ready-made script application will be able to use the libraries to make thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the type of your site, you can also provide lots of options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network site and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

You can execute any script application that requires GD Library or ImageMagick to make charts or work with images, since both are installed and enabled as standard on the cloud website hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. Even though you may upgrade the PHP version for your account, you will not need to do anything in order to re-enable these libraries as they shall be accessible at all times. This way, you will have a lot of alternatives in respect to what functions you and your website visitors will be able to use, regardless if you write the site code yourself, you use one of our pre-installed script applications or you download and install some app that you've found on the web. You can employ all the widespread formats for the pictures that you upload.