Changelog: Mar 11, 2016

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Save-Data Client Hint

  • Released support for the Save-Data Client Hint, which serves smaller images to customers in low-bandwidth situations when requested


  • Updated the sign-in and password-reset-request views with design tweaks and better error handling
  • Fixed a bug that was making our Availability graph hard to read due to rounded tickmark labels
  • Consolidated pre-May-2015 invoices and post-May-2015 invoices into a single unified object

New Blog Post

  • Released blog post covering the new auto=compress parameter

Changelog: Mar 4, 2016

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Shopify Integration Guide

  • Using imgix for your Shopify store images can greatly improve conversion rates—this week we released a Shopify Integration Guide to make it easier.

Motif—Social Media Image Generator

  • Released Motif, a tool to easily create customized shareable images for any piece of web content (powered by imgix, of course). See the blog post for more information.

New Image URL Parameters

  • cs: Allows you to change the RGB colorspace to either sRGB (the default) or adobergb1998. See documentation
  • auto=compress: Applies more aggressive image compression; useful for contexts where small file size is crucial (for example, the upcoming Save-Data Client Hint). See documentation

Base64 Blog Post

  • Released a blog post covering the application and use cases of our new Base64 parameter variants.

Sandbox Update

  • The Sandbox now accepts and outputs Base64-encoded parameter values, in accordance with our upgrade.

Changelog: Feb 26, 2016

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New Tutorial: Managing User-Generated Images

Base64 Variant Parameters

  • All values passed to parameters in the imgix URL API can now be encoded using a URL-safe Base64 scheme. To enable this encoding, simply append 64 to the end of a parameter name (e.g., txt becomes txt64). More details can be found in the imgix documentation.


  • Overhauled the "Update Billing" to improve its usability and fix some bugs

Developer Tools

imgix-rb 1.1.0

  • Added automatic Base64 encoding for all Base64 variant parameters.
  • Properly encoding all keys and values output by Imgix::Path.
  • Better URL encoding for spaces, with ERB::Util.url_encode.
  • Normalize trailing / in passed hosts.

imgix-rails 1.1.0

  • Updated imgix-rb dependency to version 1.1.0, which gives imgix-rails all the new features/fixes in imgix-rb.

imgix-php 1.1.0

  • Remove http_build_url dependency.
  • Proper encoding for all passed parameters and values, including Base64 params.
  • Fix incorrect URL generation for signed images with no other params.

imgix-objc 1.0.0

  • Complete overhaul of how the library works. Now uses an options NSDictionary instead of getters and setters, to make things simpler overall and bring it more in line with the rest of the imgix libraries.
  • Properly encode all passed parameters and values, including Base64 variant params.

imgix-core-js 0.3.0

  • Added automatic Base64 encoding for all Base64 variant parameters.
  • Properly encoding all keys and values output by Path#toUrl.

imgix-python 1.1.0

  • Added automatic Base64 encoding for all Base64 variant parameters.
  • Properly encoding all query keys and values.

imgix-java 1.1.0

  • Added automatic Base64 encoding for all Base64 variant parameters.
  • Properly encoding all query string keys and values.

Changelog: Feb 19, 2016

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Revamped Documentation

  • Now at
  • Each API parameter is now on its own page, improving search results dramatically
  • New Setup section makes it easier to get going and start serving images right away
  • Moved tutorials over from the blog to make them easier to find

New Tutorial

Dashboard Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that was preventing billing-only users from logging in
  • Fixed a bug that was breaking the auto-save feature on some form fields

Changelog: Feb 12, 2016

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  • Refreshed the Analytics view with better navigation and prettier graphs
  • Improvements to invoice tables on the Invoices view
  • Also refreshed the Dashboard view with the aforementioned graph and invoice improvements, plus minor layout fixes
  • Fixed a bug that prevented the Render Cache TTL from being updated on Sources
  • Added a tasteful drop shadow to the logo on the login page. It's pretty good, I think? We're still making up our minds about this one.

CDN Map Added

Codepens Updated

  • We have a number of Codepen pens and a growing library of examples and creative uses cases for imgix.
  • We have collected the popular Luminous and Drift library examples into a collection to demonstrate image zoom, X-ray and lightbox implementations popular with e-commerce sites.

Changelog: Feb 5, 2016

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Changelog Has Moved

  • Our weekly changelog has now been folded into the blog, so you only have one place to look for the latest news about new features and updates.

imgix.js Examples

  • Posted a codepen demonstrating imgix.js' ability to generate pre-made CSS gradients from an image's color palette.

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