Yii 1.1: image-helper

Image helper for thumbnails

This is a helper for creating and caching thumbnails. Based on PHPThumb, The benefit over the image component ported from kohana is that it allows more resizing methods (like adaptive resize.




  • Yii 1.0 or above
  • The directory of the image needs to be writable... it will create a .tbm directory with all thumbnails for caching.


  • Extract the release file under protected/


See the following code example, it defaults to adaptive resize:

<?php echo Yii::app()->request->baseUrl.ImageHelper::thumb(600,800,$img, array('method' => 'resize'));?>

Default is:

<?php echo Yii::app()->request->baseUrl.ImageHelper::thumb(600,800,$img, array('method' => 'adaptiveResize'));?>

You can use the 3rd parameter for all options of PHP Thumb look on github for the documentation.


Change Log

August 15, 2010

  • Initial release.

Total 6 comments

#10760 report it
luc at 2012/11/21 04:23pm
good extension

thank you

#5819 report it
Maksold at 2011/11/16 08:22am
Resize small image to big

Why when I load small image for example 15x15, it changed at at 600x600. How make small pictures haven't changed?

Yii::app()->image->load($image)->resize(800, 600)->save();
#2673 report it
ianaré at 2011/01/26 12:19pm
Lack of options

Works as advertised but the lack of options means the class needs to be modified directly.

Also, 'ExceptionClass' needs to be renamed to 'CException'.

#2487 report it
szako at 2011/01/09 06:56pm

Thanks, implemented!

#76 report it
retomi at 2010/09/22 06:03am


#139 report it
retomi at 2010/08/29 12:14pm

Nice work!!

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  • Yii Version: 1.1
  • License: New BSD License
  • Developed by: mech7
  • Category: Others
  • Votes: +8 / -2
  • Downloaded: 2,434 times
  • Created on: Aug 15, 2010
  • Last updated: Aug 17, 2010