Images API

The easiest way to deliver fast, optimized images

Serve lightning fast images for any digital product with a suite of tools built to save both development time and visitor bandwidth.

Endless image transformations at your service

DatoCMS offers best-in-class image processing and image CDN thanks to the seamless partnership with imgix. Optimize, resize, crop, rotate and watermark images on-the-fly simply adding custom parameters to the URL of your image.

Automatically serve the best output format

Thanks to automatic Content Negotiation, you are able to serve WebP (and other modern formats as we add them) to browsers that support them without any additional work, reducing the average file size by 50%.

State of the art for responsive and progressive images

Serving optimized images is incredibly hard, but using our GraphQL Content API you can implement lazy loaded, responsive images in one line of code. Avoid any layout jumping, offer instant previews of images while they load. It’s like magic.
With DatoCMS

All the metadata you need

Dominant colors, EXIF data, aspect ratio, filesize, copyright information, geolocation. Every possible information about your images is stored in DatoCMS and ready to be used in your websites.

Thanks to DatoCMS we are able to serve massive spikes of terabytes of optimized images per day with zero operations and no upfront costs.
Grace Guzman
Head of Web Marketing @ Chatelaine Magazine