If you would want to have dynamic images on your site, the machine in which you host it ought to have the correct software for this. Rather than using static images with a fixed size, you can have thumbnails and automatically resized images in accordance with the device a visitor uses or you may even flip and invert images using a script app. All these things are doable with ImageMagick and GD library - two pieces of software that can be installed on a web server and that work with a lot of popular scripting languages including: Perl, Python and PHP. That way, you can use images with any web-based app you'd like, regardless of the language it was created with - a custom-made Perl script or a PHP one. The 2 libraries will allow you to work with over a hundred different image formats including GIF, PNG, TIFF, JPEG, and so on.

ImageMagick and GD Library in Shared Hosting

Both ImageMagick and GD Library can be found and enabled as standard on our innovative cloud hosting platform, so your scripts can use them whatever the shared hosting that you select when you join us. This will allow you to set up interactive sites without worrying about any sort of technical limitations on our end. When you own a portfolio site, for example, you can have dynamically generated thumbnails of the images which show your work, while if you have a social network or a similar site that engages the visitors in some way, you will be able to offer them a number of editing options for the photos that they upload. You can also convert text to images, that will provide you with quite a lot of opportunities regarding what content you will be able to offer on your site.