If you want to have dynamic images on your site, the web server in which you host it needs 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 in accordance with the device a website visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All of these things are doable via ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that can be installed on a hosting server and which work with a large amount of popular scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. Thus, you can use images with any web-based application that you would like, irrespective of the language it was developed 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 including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are installed on our advanced cloud website hosting platform, so regardless of which of our Linux shared website hosting you get, both apps shall be available and enabled as standard for your brand new account. They're part of the software setting for your websites irrespective of the PHP version that you pick as we offer a few different versions. Each custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries in order to generate thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. According to the type of your site, you'll also be able to offer a wide range 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 Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library are available on the cloud web hosting platform where your brand new semi-dedicated server account will be set up, which means that you can use the full attributes of any script application which requires any of these two libraries in order to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, image galleries, community forums, and the like. In case you are a web developer, you're able to write the program code yourself because we also support a number of programming languages PHP and Python are among them. To offer you even more options with regards to what sort of applications you are able to run, we support many different PHP releases - 4, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2. GD and ImageMagick will be enabled for each of them, so the software environment on the servers won't limit your choice in terms of the types of websites that you can have.