All you need for image hosting

A modern image uploader with drag-and-drop upload experience, multi-server support, moderation tools, categories, user accounts, private albums and more.

Multi-server support

Distribute the image uploads among as many external storage servers as you wish to add.

  • Alibaba, OpenStack, Backblaze B2
  • Amazon S3 & Compatible
  • Google Cloud Storage
  • FTP/SFTP
  • Azure

Bulk content importing

Add tons of content with the bulk content importer.

  • Multiple parsing options
  • Automatic importing
  • Supports metadata
  • Google Photos Takeout compatible

Upload plugin

Easily provide image uploading to any existing website via the upload plugin. It features seamless support for the most popular forum software packages.

  • bbPress, Discourse, Discuz!, IPB
  • MyBB, NodeBB, ProBoards, phpBB
  • SMF, Vanilla Forums, vBulletin
  • WoltLab & XenForo

Login providers

Support account signup with third-party login providers right out the box. No additional plugins needed, just paste the API keys.

  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Twitter
  • VK
  • LinkedIn

Superb user interface

A gorgeous responsive user interface, with bulk manage actions, keyboard shortcuts, palettes and more.

Configurable uploading

A configurable image upload that features image previews, drag-and-drop and parallel uploads. It also includes image resizing, watermarks, removal of Exif data, expire uploads, NSFW flags, private uploading and more.

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Multi-language support

It works brilliantly to select the ideal language for your users automatically, as well as being ready for any language you may wish to add.

  • Bundled with 28 languages.

Easy to set up

Chevereto installs quickly and is highly configurable. You can install it anywhere, and it includes one-click update system to make things easier for you.

  • Deploy under 60s!

Moderation tools

Configure how incoming uploads will be moderated. It also supports external services for checking the user generated content with NSFW flagging and blocking of undesired content.

Privacy settings

You can set up either a public or private community based image hosting website, or configure it as a personal website.

Chevereto also includes support for private profiles and password-protected albums.

Admin dashboard

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 everything.

Full feature list

Images & albums

  • Image uploading
    • Public/private uploading
    • Maximum image size (width/height) auto-resizing
    • Simultaneous upload threads
    • Configurable supported image formats
    • Drag-and-drop upload
    • Clipboard upload
    • Multiple-image upload
    • Upload from your computer, phone or image URL
    • Resizing
    • Auto-deletion
    • Removal of Exif data
    • NSFW flagging
    • Preview queue and progress
    • Get embed codes
    • Duplicate upload detector (Daily + IP + hash)
    • Configurable guest uploads
    • Configurable sizes
      • Set size of thumbs (fixed)
      • Set width of medium (scaled height)
    • Configurable storage mode
      • Date-folders (Y/m/d).
      • Directory (/images)
    • Configurable file-naming
      • Original original file name
      • Random filename
      • Mixed (Original + Random)
      • Match the image ID
    • Watermarks
      • Protect your copyright/brand
      • Configure watermark image, opacity and position
      • Adaptive watermarks (fits target image)
      • Configurable per user group (guest, user, admin)
  • API
    • Public image upload API
    • (4.0) User-based API
    • (4.0) Header authorization
    • JSON, TXT and redirect responses
    • ShareX compatible
  • Images
    • Supports 360 images (equirectangular)
    • Supports oEmbed sharing
    • Three (3) image Sizes: Thumbnail, medium and full (original) size
    • Unique short and SEO URL
    • Categories
    • Load button for large images
    • NSFW / SFW flagging
    • EXIF show/hide info
    • Editable values (Title, Description, Category, Album, NSFW)
    • Configurable download button
    • Configurable right-click behavior
    • Views counter
    • Copy sharing codes
  • Albums
    • Public, private and guest albums
    • Sub-albums (nested albums)
    • Configurable cover image
    • Editable description, name and privacy
    • Get all album images embed codes
    • Privacy modes (public, private, link, password)

Users & Profiles

  • Roles
    • User
    • Admin
    • Manager
  • Registration
    • With email address + password
    • With login providers
    • Configurable
      • Signup enabled
      • Signup validation
      • Minimum age required
  • Profile
    • Public and private profiles
    • User albums
    • Website
    • Bio
    • Avatar and profile background images
    • Search for user's content
    • Content counters
    • Social counters
  • User-configurable
    • Username
    • Email
    • Auto-delete uploads
    • Keep image Exif data
    • Newsletter
    • Show NSFW on listings
    • Language
    • Timezone
    • Profile
      • Privacy
      • Real name
      • Avatar
      • Background
      • Website
      • Bio
    • Password
    • Two-factor authentication
    • API key
    • Connected login providers

Listings

  • Content
    • Explore recent, trending, popular, animated and social content
    • Sort by date, views, likes, A-Z
    • Listing privacy scope
    • Get embed codes for selection
    • Play animated GIF images
    • Configurations
      • Endless scrolling or classic pagination
      • Fixed-height or fluid
      • Listing columns per device
      • Blur for NSFW content
  • Manager
    • System-wide content manager
    • Manage single/multiple content
    • Drag-select for mass selection actions
    • Bulk actions
      • Get embed codes
      • Create album
      • Move to album
      • NSFW flagging
      • Delete
    • Keyboard shortcuts

Content

  • Search
    • Basic and advanced search
    • Search images, albums and users
    • Advanced search with excluded words
    • Full text search engine
    • Search operators
      • category:name
      • storage:id
      • ip:127.0.0.1
  • SEO
    • Internal only redirection (zero link juice)
    • SEO optimized titles and descriptions
    • Friendly descriptive URLs
    • Foreign characters support for URLs
    • Uses hreflang
  • Pages
    • Pages manager
    • PHP & HTML support
    • Configurable settings
      • Title
      • URL key (page URL path)
      • Status (online/offline)
      • Type (internal or link)
      • Visibility
      • Link attributes (rel + target + icon)
      • Meta keywords and description (SEO)
      • Sort order
  • Sharing
    • Embed & sharing codes
      • HTML
      • BBCode
      • Markdown
    • One-click sharing to:
      • (4.0) WebShare API
      • Facebook
      • Twitter
      • Whatsapp
      • Telegram
      • Weixin
      • Weibo
      • QQ
      • Reddit
      • VK
      • Blogger
      • Tumblr
      • Pinterest
  • Categories
    • Configure name, URL and description
    • SEO-friendly categories
    • Category-based listings

Social features

  • Likes
    • Like system for images and albums
    • Configurable site-wide feature
    • Available in listings and content view
    • Liked content gets stored in user's "liked" listing
  • Followers
    • Follow system for users
    • Configurable site-wide feature
    • Generates a curated list with content uploaded by followed
    • User's following and followers lists
  • Notification system
    • Alerts for social triggered actions
    • Alert on content liked
    • Alert on new follower

Service integrations

  • Third-party providers
    • Disqus comments
    • reCAPTCHA
    • CDN (any)
    • Akismet
    • StopForumSpam
    • ModerateContent
    • Project Arachnid
  • Login providers
    • Amazon
    • Discord
    • GitHub
    • GitLab
    • Instagram
    • Reddit
    • Twitch
    • WeChat
    • Yandex
    • And a lot more
  • Storage servers API
    • Amazon S3
    • S3 compatible
      • Vultr Object Storage
      • DigitalOcean Spaces
      • Dreamhost Cloud Storage
      • Minio
      • Tencent Cloud Object Storage
      • Wasabi
      • And a lot more
    • Alibaba Cloud
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Backblaze B2
    • Google Cloud
    • OpenStack
    • FTP
    • SFTP

User interface & Display

  • Responsive layout
    • Responsive layout (multi-device)
    • Optimized for any screen resolution
    • Works on phones, phablets, tablets and desktops
  • Theme
    • User toggle for palettes
    • Theme hooks for adding custom code
    • Theme overrides (customize only what you need)
    • Support Twitter Cards
    • Support Facebook Open Graph
    • Configurations
      • Default palette
      • Logos and icons
      • First tab (info, about, embeds)
      • Download button
      • Social sharing
      • Custom CSS code
      • Custom JS code
  • Color palettes
    • Blanco
    • Dark
    • Flickr
    • Imgur
    • DeviantArt
    • Lush
    • Graffiti
    • Abstract
    • Cheers
    • CMYK
  • Branding
    • Use your custom logo and favicon
    • Supports vector and raster logos
    • Optional "Powered by Chevereto" at homepage
  • Compliance
    • Consent screen (age verification)
    • EU Cookie law display

Administration & settings

  • Dashboard
    • Content stats (number of images, users, etc)
    • System runtime information
    • Manage ALL content (images, albums, users)
    • One-click check updates
    • Create users
  • Website
    • Name
    • Doctitle
    • Description
    • Powered by Chevereto
    • HTTPS
    • Default time zone
    • Search
    • Explore
    • Random
    • Likes
    • Followers
    • Mode
    • Personal mode target user
    • Personal mode routing
    • Website privacy mode
    • Content privacy mode
  • Content
    • Lock NSFW editing
    • Show not safe content in listings
    • Blur NSFW content in listings
    • Show banners in not safe content
    • Show not safe content in random mode
  • Pages
    • Manage pages
    • Title
    • Page status
    • Type
    • Internal page type
    • Page visibility
    • URL key
    • File path
    • Meta keywords optional
    • Meta description optional
    • Source code
    • Link URL
    • Link target attribute
    • Link rel attribute optional
    • Link icon optional
  • Listings
    • List items per page
    • List pagination mode
    • Listing viewer
    • Image listing size
    • Album listing images requirement (explore)
    • Listing columns number for
      • Phone
      • Phablet
      • Tablet
      • Laptop
      • Desktop
  • Image upload
    • Enabled image formats
      • JPG
      • PNG
      • BMP
      • GIF
      • WEBP
    • Enable uploads
    • Enable uploads (URL)
    • Upload user interface
    • Guest uploads
    • Moderate uploads
    • Enable embed codes (uploader)
    • Upload threads
    • Redirect on single upload
    • Enable duplicate uploads
    • Enable expirable uploads
    • Auto delete guest uploads
    • Maximum image size
    • Image Exif data
    • Image Exif data (user setting)
    • Maximum upload file size [MB]
    • Maximum upload file size (guests)
    • Image path
    • Storage mode
    • File naming method
    • Thumb size
    • Medium image fixed dimension
    • Medium image fixed size
    • Watermarks
      • Watermark user toggles
        • On guest uploads
        • On user uploads
        • On admin uploads
      • Watermark file toggles
        • Enable watermark on GIF image uploads
      • Minimum image size needed to apply watermark
      • Watermark image
      • Watermark position
      • Watermark percentage
      • Watermark margin
      • Watermark opacity
  • Categories
    • Manage categories
    • Name
    • URL key
    • Description
  • Consent screen
    • Enable consent screen
    • Consent screen cover image
  • Flood protection
    • Enable Flood protection
    • Notify to email
    • Minute limit
    • Hourly limit
    • Daily limit
    • Weekly limit
    • Monthly limit
  • Theme
    • Default palette
    • Logo
    • Vector logo image
    • Raster logo image
    • Logo height
    • Favicon image
    • Image load max. filesize (MB)
    • Enable download button
    • Enable right click on image
    • Enable show Exif data
    • Image first tab
    • Enable social share
    • Enable embed codes (content)
    • Not safe content checkbox in uploader
    • Custom CSS code
    • Custom JS code
  • Homepage
    • Style
    • Cover images
    • Add new cover image
    • Title
    • Paragraph
    • Call to action
      • Button color
      • Outline style button
      • Functionality
      • URL
      • HTML
    • User IDs (split landing)
  • Banners (SFW + NSFW)
    • Before main title (homepage)
    • After call to action (homepage)
    • After cover (homepage)
    • After listing (homepage)
    • Before pagination
    • After pagination
    • Tab about column
    • Before comments
    • Inside viewer top (image page)
    • Inside viewer foot (image page)
    • After image viewer (image page)
    • Before header (image page)
    • After header (image page)
    • Footer (image page)
    • Before header (album page)
    • After header (album page)
    • After top (user profile)
    • Before listing (user profile)
    • After top (explore page)
  • Bulk importer
    • Works for images, users and albums
    • Folder-based content parsing with support for metadata
  • Users
    • Enable signups
    • Enable user content delete
    • Minimum age required
    • Notify on user signup
    • Require email confirmation
    • Require email for social signup
    • User avatar max. filesize (MB)
    • User background max. filesize (MB)
  • System
    • Automatic updates check
    • Display available updates notification
    • Dump update query
    • Maintenance
    • Crypt salt
    • Debug errors
    • Debug level
    • Enable XR Debug
    • XR Debug Host
    • XR Debug Port
  • Routing
    • User routing
    • Image routing
    • Album routing
    • Root routing
    • SEO image URLs
    • SEO album URLs
  • Languages
    • Default language
    • Auto language
    • Language chooser
    • Enabled languages
      • العربية
      • Български
      • Čeština
      • Dansk
      • Deutsch
      • Ελληνικά
      • English
      • Español
      • Eesti (Eesti)
      • فارسی
      • Suomi
      • Français
      • עברית
      • Hrvatski
      • Magyar
      • Bahasa Indonesia
      • Italiano
      • 日本語
      • 한국어
      • Lietuvių (Lietuva)
      • Norsk Bokmål
      • Nederlands
      • Polski
      • Português
      • Português (Brasil)
      • Русский
      • Slovenčina
      • Српски
      • Svenska
      • ไทย
      • Türkçe
      • Українська
      • Tiếng Việt
      • 简体中文
      • 繁體中文
  • External storage
    • Manage external storage servers
    • Search local and external content
  • Email
    • From name
    • From email address
    • Incoming email address
    • Email mode
    • SMTP server and port
    • SMTP username
    • SMTP password
    • SMTP security
  • Login providers
    • Manage login providers
    • Amazon
    • BitBucket
    • Discord
    • Dribbble
    • Dropbox
    • Facebook
    • GitHub
    • GitLab
    • Google
    • Instagram
    • LinkedIn
    • Mailru
    • Medium
    • Odnoklassniki
    • ORCID
    • QQ
    • Reddit
    • Spotify
    • Stack
    • Steam
    • Strava
    • Telegram
    • Tumblr
    • Twitch
    • Twitter
    • VK
    • WeChat
    • WordPress
    • Yahoo
    • Yandex
  • External services
    • Akismet spam protection
      • Akismet API key
    • StopForumSpam spam protection
    • CDN
      • CDN URL
    • reCAPTCHA
      • reCAPTCHA version
      • reCAPTCHA site key
      • reCAPTCHA secret key
      • reCAPTCHA threshold
      • Force reCAPTCHA on contact page
    • Comments API
    • Disqus
      • Disqus shortname
      • Disqus secret key
      • Disqus public key
    • Comment code
    • Project Arachnid
      • Arachnid API Key
    • ModerateContent
      • ModerateContent API Key
      • Automatic approve
      • Block content
      • Flag NSFW
    • Analytics code
  • IP bans
    • Manage IP bans
    • IP address
    • Expiration date
    • Message
  • API
    • Public API key
  • Additional settings
    • Plugin route
    • PUP SDK URL
    • Cookie law compliance
  • Tools
    • Decode ID
    • Encode ID
    • Send test email
    • Export a user
    • Regenerate external storage stats
    • Migrate image records from one external storage to another

Protection

  • Flood
    • Avoid malicious attempts to flood your website
    • Set limits by minute, hour, week and month
    • Get flood reports instantly to your email
    • Protects on
      • Image uploads
      • Album creation
      • Account creation
      • Account login
  • Moderate
    • Configurable uploads incoming approval
    • ModerateContent integration
    • Configurable locking for NSFW editing
  • Spam
    • Akismet
    • StopForumSpam
  • CSAM
    • Project Arachnid
  • Bots
    • reCAPTCHA

Security

  • IP-based banning
    • Ban any IP from using the entire system
    • Set expiration date
    • Set message, HTML display or a URL redirection
  • Encoded IDs
    • Non-enumerable IDs for the content
    • Uses alphanumeric IDs instead of actual integer
  • Encryption
    • Safely stores all sensitive application data
      • Service credentials
      • Two-factor secrets
    • Configurable
    • Re-encryption option available
  • Code
    • Not encrypted source code
    • Based on own developed frameworks
  • Security checklist
    • Two-factor authentication
    • System-wide CSRF protection
    • Project Arachnid for CSAM
    • Uses a cipher to store sensitive data
    • Uses hashing for passwords and API keys

Turnkey

  • Modes
    • Community (multiple users, social features, etc.)
    • Personal (photo/store portfolio)
  • Core features
    • Enable or disable features like:
      • User registration
      • Image uploading
      • Random mode
      • Explore
      • Search
      • Account registration
      • Social features
      • Global system privacy
  • System
    • Extremely configurable (Website values, upload settings, etc.)
    • Debug
      • Includes custom error handlers with local and remote support
      • One-click enable debug reporting for admin
  • Multi-language
    • Manual and automatic language detection
    • Configurable allowed languages
    • Supports translation overrides
  • Ad manager
    • Manage banners directly from the admin panel
    • Support any banner HTML/JS code and size
    • 16 predefined banner placements
  • Additional features
    • Upload plugin for third-party software
      • bbPress
      • Discourse
      • Discuz!
      • Invision Power Board
      • phpBB
      • And a lot more