Changelog: June 10, 2021

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Brotli Compression Now In Limited Release

  • Brotli compression for non-image assets is now available in Limited Release. Contact support if you would like to have it enabled for your Sources.
  • Brotli can compress static files like JS and HTML up to 20% more than other compression technologies like Gzip, resulting in faster load times.

Automatic Image Sizing Added To imgix.js

  • New ix-sizes=auto mode automatically updates an img tag's sizes attribute to match the image's display size.

Changelog: May 6, 2021

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fm=avif Now In Limited Release

  • After many tests and performance analyses we are excited to announce that fm=avif is now available in limited release. Contact support if you would like to have it enabled for your Sources.
  • This change does not include returning AVIF files for auto=format until further performance testing informs when auto=format should return AVIF.

New Notifications Available in Dashboard

  • Stay up to date with your Image Manager uploads, account invoices, and more with the Notifications view. New notifications will also trigger the notifications icon to light up in the Dashboard header.

Path Encoding Fixes

Changelog: April 7, 2021

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imgix-core-js is now @imgix/js-core

  • Read about all of the improvements to our core Javascript library here.

New Postman Collection for Management APIs

Changelog: March 3, 2021

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Support For gatsby-plugin-image

Support For HEIC Uploads

  • Image Manager now supports uploading HEIC files via the Image Manager UI. Previously this was only available via the API.

Image Manager Bug Fixes

  • Fixed wrong content type for some video files.
  • Fixed asset refresh behavior on directories.

Changelog: February 3, 2021

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Support For BlurHash

  • fm now supports a new value, blurhash, which generates a string represenation of a blurred image. Read more about it in our blog post.

New Gatsby Plugin

  • @imgix/gatsby is a multi-faceted plugin to help developers use imgix with static website generator Gatsby.

Bug Fixes

Changelog: December 3, 2020

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New Param mark-rot

  • We added a new parameter, mark-rot that rotates a watermark. Read more about tiling and rotating watermarks in our announcement.

Bug fixes

  • Updated error messages for Source deploys.
  • Fixed an edge case causing 503 errors for certain types of HEIC images.

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