If you want to have dynamic images on your site, the web server in which you host it ought to have the appropriate software for that. Instead of 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 could even flip and invert images via a script app. All these things are doable via ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be installed on a web server and which work with a large amount of widely used scripting languages such as: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you could use images with any web-based app you want, no matter what language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will enable you to work with more than one hundred different image formats such as GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etc.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Web Hosting
ImageMagick and GD Library are set up on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform, which means that no matter which of our Linux shared web hosting you get, both applications will be available and activated as standard for your brand new account. They are a part of the software environment for your sites irrespective of the PHP version that you pick because we provide a few different versions. Any kind of custom or ready-made script app will be able to use the libraries to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. Determined by the type of your site, you will also be able to offer a wide range of solutions 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 shall be created, which means that you'll be able to take advantage of all of the features of any script application which requires any of these 2 libraries so as to manage images, such as Joomla, WordPress, picture galleries, discussion boards, and the like. If you are a website designer, you're able to write the program code yourself because we also support a lot of programming languages PHP and Python are some of them. To give you even more options with regards to what kind of applications you can run, we support a number of different PHP versions - 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 are enabled for any of them, which means that the software environment on our servers will never limit your choice in terms of the types of sites which you can host.