If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the server where you host it ought to have the appropriate software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you could have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images via a script app. All these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be installed on a hosting server and which work with a wide range of frequently used scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you may use images with any web-based application that you'd like, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with more than 100 different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Web Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and enabled by default on our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them irrespective of the cloud web hosting that you select when you join us. This will help you set up interactive sites without having to worry about any tech restrictions on our end. When you own a portfolio website, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while when you own a social network or a similar site that engages the guests in some way, you're able to provide them with a variety of editing options for the photographs which they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that provides you with many different opportunities with regards to what content you'll be able to offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud web hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account shall be set up, so you'll be able to use the full attributes of any script application that needs any of these two libraries to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, photo galleries, community forums, and many others. If you are a website designer, you're able to write the program code yourself since we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To supply you with even more options with regards to what applications you can run, we support many different PHP versions - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for all of them, so the software environment on our servers won't limit your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can have.