If you want to have dynamic images on your website, the web server where you host it ought to have the appropriate software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you may 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 application. All these things are possible with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that may be installed on a web server and which work with a great number of popular scripting languages like: Perl, Python and PHP. In this way, you could use images with any web-based app that you would like, irrespective 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, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Website Hosting

ImageMagick and GD Library are present on our advanced cloud web hosting platform, therefore regardless of which of our website hosting you select, both apps shall be available and enabled by default for your new account. They'll be part of the software environment for your websites irrespective of the PHP version that you choose because we supply several different releases. Any custom or ready-made script application can use the libraries so as to create thumbnails of your images or graphs from plain text. According to the type of your site, you can also offer many different options for your visitors - interactive galleries, live image editing software on a social network website and many more.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Semi-dedicated Servers

Each and every semi-dedicated server plan that we supply features ImageMagick and GD Library support by default. The libraries will be enabled all of the time even if you change the PHP version which is being used by your account, so you won't have to re-enable anything manually if you move from PHP 5 to PHP 4 or vice versa. Provided the script application which you use has inbuilt features to work with images and charts, it will function flawlessly on our servers, regardless if you've acquired it online, if it's a part of the script library which you're able to access through the Hepsia hosting Control Panel or if you wrote it from scratch. When you use our services, you can build multi-media image galleries, portfolio sites or feature-rich social network portals.