The most complete and configurable image hosting script

A fully responsive image sharing experience with drag and drop uploader, multi-servers support, categories, user accounts, private albums and more. You will just love Chevereto.

Responsive user interface

Chevereto comes with a gorgeous fully responsive user interface with an universal drag and drop uploader, an astonishing content manager and an user interface that you will fall in love by its gorgeous look and feel.

Try Chevereto demo and be amazed.

Plays GIF in listings

Chevereto fully supports animated GIF images allowing visitors to reproduce GIF images in listings just like in Facebook or Giphy.

Animated GIF images also works when a visitor shares an image link into Facebook so you will get the play button there.

Multi homepage covers

Easy change or add as many homepage cover images you want within just few clicks at the dashboard panel. Cheery on top is that Chevereto's homepage animation looks staggering thanks to the hardware accelerated animation that we use.

Multi image upload

An unique uploader that features image previews, drag and drop, clipboard upload and simultaneus uploads. It also includes image resizing, watermarks, remove Exif data, set expiration time, NSFW flags, private upload and more.

We also use a fast image viewer with pre-loader functionality to load images faster than anyone else.

Social features

Chevereto includes image likes, follow system and a superb notification system. It also comes with support for account sign up using Facebook, Twitter, Google and VK right out the box. No additional plugins needed just paste the API keys and that's all.

Allow your users to easily join your website and allow them to engage thanks to all our social features.

Easy to setup

Chevereto installs quickly and is highly configurable. You can set website settings, image upload parameters, banner codes, enable/disable website functionalities, etc.

It also comes with web installer and one-click update system so to update your website you only need to click one button at the dashboard panel.

Spend your time in making your website stands out and get good quality content, we do the rest.

Free lifetime version updates

Every license comes with free lifetime version updates and tech support. This means that once you bought Chevereto you don't need to pay extra to get new releases within the current major version or to get same-day support regarding any issue affecting the system.

Our support is one of the most acclaimed features of Chevereto and all our support tickets are public so anyone can see how we provide support and how long does it takes to get help.

Categories and context

You can add unlimited categories and set their name, URL and description. You can also set the title and description for each image uploaded or album created.

Chevereto allows you to set the right context for your content which will please your visitors and make search engines to crawl your website with ease.

Bulk photo management

Chevereto includes a system wide content manager that allows to control the content anywhere directly in the front-end, no need to search the content elsewhere.

This content manager works great to keep control of everything, allowing to drag select items and perform bulk actions for a selection of items like edit, delete, flag content, create albums and more.

Multi-language Support

Chevereto comes bundled with 29 languages and it works brilliantly to select the ideal language for your users automatically as well as being ready for any language you may want to add. Check out our Chevereto translation center to see all the available translations.

Chevereto also supports translation overrides so you can highly customize any single phrase displayed without messing with any theme file at all.

Constant updates

Constant updates are released each month with all-new features, patches, bugfixes and new translations. Our changelog has a complete overview on this so you can track exactly what we do.

Chevereto has more than 9 solid years on market and is the most popular image hosting in the world so you can rely in us to keep everything up to date.

Privacy settings

From global privacy settings to single content privacy settings, Chevereto includes all the tools to make the privacy fits your needs. You can setup either a public or private image hosting website or create a personal image hosting for your own usage.

It also includes support for private profiles and password protected albums.

Admin panel

All the stats and tools that you need to run your website are all together in one central and extensive admin dashboard where you can manage images, users, settings and anything else.

The dashboard also has all the important system info and usage right in one place so you don’t need to dig in your server configuration files to get quick info about your system.

Multi-server support

Make your website insanely fast and reliable by distributing the image uploads among as many external storage servers you want to add. It includes support for Amazon S3, Google Cloud, OpenStack and FTP/SFTP so you have plenty options to make it happen at your own budget and needs.

Make money with ads

Chevereto comes with 16 ad spaces that will fit gorgeous in the default theme. Easy as just paste the banner codes and done. Start earning money right away without messing with template files or anything else.

The system allows both SFW and NSFW banners that will be shown depending on the content being displayed so the ads will be always in the right context.

Powerful Core

Chevereto is built on top of G\ Library and Peafowl which gives the agility to easily improve in every release. Both frameworks were made by the creator of Chevereto and is the foundation of the powerful and unique Chevereto core.

All code is 100% visible with no encryption at all so you can customize it to fit even your most ambitious needs.

Fast and Lightweight

The system is really fast and dynamic page rendering takes average 0.07 seconds to load. Since Chevereto supports PHP 7 you can get incredible fast and realiable performance.

Chevereto also includes support for CDN and multiple storage servers so your system can keep scaling without hassles.

Empowering more than 10,000 users

Chevereto has a large community of clients and fans that helps us to make Chevereto better everyday. We are always adding new features all thanks to the user feedback so if there is something missing at this time take for sure that it will be added in the future.

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Full feature list

This is a resume of almost all that Chevereto can do. We have made a system that seeks a better image hosting experience in every release so the following list changes every month due to our high active development and continuous core improvements.

  • Image upload
    • Unique and custom developed HTML5 uploader
    • Maximum image size (w/h) auto-resize
    • Supports simultaneus upload threads
    • Configurable supported image formats
    • Drag n' drop + clipboard upload from anywhere
    • Multiple image upload
    • Upload from your computer, phone or image URL
    • Image resize
    • Image auto delete
    • Remove image Exif data
    • Public/private upload
    • NSWF upload flag
    • Preview queue and progress
    • Get embed codes
    • Duplicate upload detector (Daily + IP + hash)
    • Configurable guest uploads on/off
    • Configurable thumbnails and medium sized image
      • Set size of thumbs (fixed)
      • Set width of medium (scaled height)
    • Configurable storage mode
      • Date-folders (2017/05/01).
      • Direct (/images)
    • Configurable file naming
      • Original for keeping the original file name
      • Random for totally random filename
      • Mixed (Original + Random)
      • Image ID for file name equal to the image ID
  • Users
    • Unique user names
    • Private profiles
    • Encoded public IDs
    • Images and galleries (albums)
    • User profile
      • /username or /user/username configurable profile URLs
      • Bio
      • Social Networks login
      • BCrypted passwords
      • Avatar and profile background image
      • User albums and galleries
      • User search content
      • Counters (images and albums)
    • Multiple social networks
      • User can bind Google, Facebook, Twitter and VK to access to their accounts
    • Registration features
      • Register account by email address + password combo
      • Social networks login (configurable on/off require email address)
      • Configurable validate on/off user email address
      • Configurable minimum age for signup
    • User configurable settings
      • Username
      • User name (real name)
      • Email
      • Newsletter on/off
      • Show NSFW on/off
      • Language
      • Time zone
      • Profile (name, website, bio)
      • Password
      • Connected social networks
  • Images
    • Three (3) image Sizes: Thumb, medium and full (original)
    • Unique short URL (encrypted IDs with padding)
    • Image categories
    • Load button for large images
    • Fast image load + loading indicator
    • Configurable "click to load" size threshold
    • NSFW / SFW image flags
    • Full EXIF show/hide info
    • Editable values (Title, Description, Category, Album, NSFW)
    • Configurable on/off download original image
    • Configurable on/off right click on image
    • Views counter
    • One-click copy embed codes
  • Albums / User galleries
    • Public and private albums
    • Get all album images embed codes
    • Editable album descriptions, name and privacy
    • Content manager (move, delete, Etc.)
    • Privacy modes (public, private, anyone with the link, password)
  • Content
    • Listings
      • Blurred cover and thumbs for NSFW images
      • List by most recent, popularity and oldest
      • Built-in Bulk content manager (Multiple editing)
      • Built-in privacy scope
      • Get embed codes for selected elements
      • Configurable endless scrolling or classic pagination
      • Configurable fixed height or fluid (like pinterest)
      • Configurable columns number
      • Play animated GIF images directly in listings
      • Configurable on/off blur for NSFW content
    • Content Manager
      • Universal manager (available all system-wide)
      • Drag select for easy mass item selection
      • Manage single and multiple image or album content
      • Bulk flag content, assign category, delete, move to album, etc.
      • Manage users (dashboard)
    • Categories
      • Support for unlimited categories
      • Set name, URL and description
      • SEO friendly categories
    • Search
      • Full text search engine
      • Basic and advanced search
      • Search images, albums and users
      • Advanced search with excluded words
      • Search operators
        • category:name
        • storage:id
        • ip:
    • Share
      • Social Networks
      • Embed codes (HTML and BBCode)
    • Pages
      • Pages manager
      • Totally customizable with full PHP support
      • Support for custom URL key (page URL path)
      • Configurable settings
        • Title
        • Status (online/offline)
        • Type (internal or link)
        • Visibility
        • Link attributes (rel + target + icon)
        • Meta keywords and description (SEO)
        • Sort order
    • Additional features
      • Configurable consent screen (age verification)
      • One click configurable display EU Cookie law
      • Twitter Cards
      • Facebook Open Graph
  • SEO
    • Internal redirector (zero link juice passing)
    • SEO optimized titles and descriptions
    • Set Website title and description
    • Configurable SEO friendly categories
    • Usage of own content meta descriptions
    • Friendly descriptive URLs
  • Ad manager (banners)
    • Manage banners directly from admin panel
    • 16 predefined placements
    • Support any banner HTML/JS code and size
  • Watermarks
    • Configure watermark image, opacity and position
    • Adaptive watermarks (fits target image)
    • Enable/disable per user group (guest, user, admin)
    • Protect your copyright or just brand your website
  • Themes
    • Bundled with two tones (light and and dark)
    • Cast any PHP code (Listings, info, external classes, etc.)
    • Add any JS, CSS and HTML code like pop-unders or anything else
    • Support for custom theme hooks (header, footer, css, etc.)
    • Support for theme overrides (customize only what you need)
    • Customizable theme settings
      • Website logo image and height
      • Main active color
      • Top bar color (white/black)
  • Website modes
    • Community (multiple users, social features, etc.)
    • Personal (photo/store portfolio)
    • Configurable global website privacy mode
  • Social features
    • Image likes
      • One click like/dislike image, available in lisings and in image viewer
      • Liked images gets stored in user's "liked" listing
      • General filter for the most liked images
      • Configurable on/off feature
    • Follow system
      • One click follow/unfollow button
      • Generates a curated list with content uploaded by the people you follow
      • User's following and followers lists
      • Configurable on/off feature
    • Notification system
      • Instant alerts for social triggered actions
  • Configurable core features
    • Enable or disable features like user registration, image upload (guest/registered), random button, explore, search, etc.
  • Responsive layout
    • Responsive layout (multi-device)
    • Optimized for any screen resolution
    • Works in phones, phablets, tablets and computers
  • Admin dashboard
    • One-click system update
    • Built-in automatic or manual upates check
    • System stats and info (number of images, users, etc)
    • Manage all content (images, albums, users)
    • Manually create users
    • Configurable settings
      • Website (name, description, etc.)
      • Homepage settings
      • Content (Privacy, listings, etc.)
      • Image upload (permissions, size, thumbs, paths, etc.)
      • User sign up methods, email confirmation, etc.
      • Watermarks
      • Theme (Logo, tone, custom CSS and Js)
      • Banner codes
      • System features
      • Email configuration (SMTP/PHP Mail)
      • Social networks
      • External services
      • External storage
      • Virtual routes
      • On/off system features (explore, search, random, etc.)
      • IP bans
      • Listing settings
      • EU Cookie law compliance
    • Routing settings (virtual routes)
      • Configure album and image base route (/image and /album)
    • Homepage settings
      • Style (landing, mixed, explore)
      • Background covers
      • Logo, title, text and call to action behaviour
      • Logo, title, text and call to action behaviour
      • Call to action color
  • Security features
    • IP based banning system
      • Ban any IP from using the system
      • Set ban expiration date
      • Set ban message, or HTML display or a URL redirection
    • Image and album flood protection
      • Avoid malicious attempts to flood your website
      • Set limits by minute, hour, week and month (only for images)
      • Get flood reports instantly to your email
    • System-wide CSRF protection
    • Registration flood IP protection
  • System
    • Configurable automatic updates check
    • Built in classes for upload, handling, listing, etc.
    • Themes support
    • Extremely configurable (Website values, upload settings, etc.)
    • All HTML 5 based (Default theme)
    • Queue handler
    • Smart Minify code (JS, CSS)
    • Cache translations (built on top of Gettext)
    • Configurable maintenance mode
    • System notices
    • IP-based banning system
    • G\DB PDO based
    • Encoded IDs
      • Never shows the real ID of the content
      • Works by converting numeric IDs to alphanumeric representation
    • Debug
      • Configurable debug levels
      • Once-click enable/disable PHP error_reporting
  • External storage servers
    • Support for unlimited storage servers
    • Works with Amazon S3, Google Cloud, OpenStack, FTP and SFTP
    • Set capacity and URL mapping
  • Multi-language system
    • Bundled with 29 languages
    • Manual and Automatic language detection
    • Configurable enabled languages (languages allowed to be used)
    • Supports translations overrides (easy phrase editing)
    • Works with language cache (fastest performance)
  • API
    • Bundled API to upload pictures
    • JSON, TXT and redirect responses
    • Supports ShareX desktop uploader out of the box
  • Code
    • Unencrypted source code
    • Based on own developed frameworks:
    • G\ Library
      • MVC PHP micro-framework
      • Fast and lightweight
      • Object oriented
      • Namespaces
      • Routes with overrides and aliases
      • Overwrites and extensions
      • Themes
    • Peafowl framework (theme base)
      • CSS/JS front-end framework
      • Responsive
      • Font icons
      • Listings
      • Complete set of tools:
        • Alerts
        • Modal boxes
        • Form and grid elements
        • Tabs
  • External services integrations
    • Social Networks signup
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Google+
      • VK
    • Storage servers
      • Amazon S3
      • Google Cloud
      • OpenStack
      • FTP
      • SFTP
    • Disqus SSO
    • reCAPTCHA (v1 and v2)
    • CDNs (like MaxCDN)
    • CloudFlare
  • Support
    • Same-day direct and fast support from the main developer
    • There are more than 7,000 websites running Chevereto, we can handle anything
    • We have more than 9 years on market. We know.

Chevereto has a lot of features and new things to come which are highly focused in community feedback, feel free to join our forum and share your ideas and needs to make Chevereto better.

Check the Changelog for a complete record of changes and improvements over time.


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