If you would like to have dynamic images on your site, the web server where you host it ought to have the appropriate software for that. Instead of using static images with a fixed size, you may have thumbnails and automatically resized images depending on the device a site visitor uses or you can even flip and invert images through a script app. All these things are doable through ImageMagick and GD library - 2 pieces of software that can be set up on a web 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 application you want, irrespective of the language it was developed with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with more than a hundred different image formats like GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, etcetera.
ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Website Hosting
Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled as standard on our revolutionary cloud web hosting platform, which means that your scripts can use them whatever the Linux shared website hosting that you select when you register. This will help you build interactive websites without worrying about any sort of tech restrictions on our end. In case you have a portfolio website, for instance, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the pictures which show your work, while in case you've got a social network or a similar site that engages your guests in some way, you're able to provide them with various editing solutions for the photos they upload. Also, you can convert text to images, which provides you with quite a lot of opportunities with regards to what content you are able to offer on your site.