Resizing a vast database of images to fit a fixed-size image container—as is often required for profile photos or product images—can be a truly daunting (and thankless) task. In a previous post, we demonstrated how imgix’s
fit=fillmax parameters offer a simple solution by allowing you to automatically resize images and fill in any excess space with a single solid color. Now, we’re excited to increase the scope and flexibility of
fit=fillmax with a new parameter, blur.