If you want to have dynamic images on your site, the machine where you host it ought to have the correct software for this. As opposed to using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images based on the device a site visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All of these things are feasible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software which can be installed on a server and that work with a great number of widespread scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you can use images with any web-based application you'd like, irrespective of the language it was designed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries shall allow you to work with over a hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available and activated as standard on our revolutionary cloud website hosting platform, so your scripts can use them irrespective of the Linux website hosting package that you select when you join us. This will help you build multimedia sites without having to worry about any technical limitations on our end. If you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images that show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar site that engages the guests in some way, you can provide them with various editing options for the pictures which they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, that provides you with various opportunities as to what content you can offer on the site.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Each semi-dedicated server plan that we supply includes ImageMagick and GD Library support as standard. The libraries will be enabled all of the time even if you switch the PHP version that is in use by your account, therefore you will not have to re-enable anything manually in case you move from PHP 5, PHP 7, PHP 8 to PHP 4 or vice versa. If the script app that you employ has in-built features to work with pictures and charts, it'll function flawlessly on our servers, regardless if you've acquired it online, if it's part of the script library which you can access using the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel or if you wrote it on your own. With our services, you can create interactive image galleries, portfolio websites or feature-rich social network portals.