If you would like to have dynamic images on your internet site, the machine in which you host it should have the appropriate software for this. As an alternative to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images dependant upon the device a visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images through a script app. All these things are possible through ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software which may be installed on a hosting server and which work with a large amount of widespread scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. This way, you may use images with any web-based app you want, regardless what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The two libraries shall allow you to work with over one hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Cloud Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are present and activated by default on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, which means that your scripts will be able to use them regardless of the Linux cloud website hosting that you select when you register. This will help you set up interactive sites without worrying about any kind of technical restrictions on our end. In case you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while if you own a social network or a similar site which engages the visitors in some way, you will be able to offer them various editing options for the photographs they upload. In addition, you can convert text to pictures, which will provide you with many different opportunities as to what content you're able to offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Because both GD Library and ImageMagick are set up on the cloud platform where all the semi-dedicated server accounts are created, you won't experience any kind of problems to run any kind of script app which needs these libraries in order to operate properly. Many applications allow you to work with graphs and images - community forums, content management systems, blog platforms, etcetera, thus in case you employ such software on our end, you're able to use all of its options - automatically generated thumbnails for pictures attached to a forum reply or easy to customize avatars on a social network website, for example. Both libraries are provided with all the PHP versions that you can select from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4 and 5.5.