yii2-thumbnailer-component Yii2 extension to generate thumbnails for images of any size

Yii2 Thumbnailer

  1. Installation
  2. Configuration
  3. Usage

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Yii2 component to generate image thumnails of any size.


The preferred way to install this extension is through composer.

Either run

php composer.phar require --prefer-dist daxslab/yii2-thumbnailer "*"

or add

"daxslab/yii2-thumbnailer": "*"

to the require section of your composer.json file.


The basic configuration only requires adding the component to the application:

'components' => [
    'thumbnailer' => [
        'class' => 'daxslab\thumbnailer\Thumbnailer',

Besides that a default value is always provided, all the options can be configured.

'components' => [
    'thumbnailer' => [
        'class' => 'daxslab\thumbnailer\Thumbnailer',
        'defaultWidth' => 500,
        'defaultHeight' => 500,
        'thumbnailsBasePath' => '@webroot/assets/thumbs',
        'thumbnailsBaseUrl' => '@web/assets/thumbs',
        'enableCaching' => true, //defaults to false but is recommended


Once the extension is configured, simply use it in your views by:

//Generates thumbnail with default values specified in the configuration

//Generates a 400px width thumbnail. The height is determined as the width because is not set. 
Html::img(Yii::$app->thumbnailer->get($imageUrl, 400));

//Generates a 400x400 pixels thumbnail and 60% quality 
Html::img(Yii::$app->thumbnailer->get($imageUrl, 400, 400));

//Generates a 400x400 pixels thumbnail and 10% quality
Html::img(Yii::$app->thumbnailer->get($imageUrl, 400, 400, 10));

//Generates a 400x400 pixels thumbnail, 10% quality and not cropping the image
//but inserting it into a box with the specified dimensions.
Html::img(Yii::$app->thumbnailer->get($imageUrl, 400, 400, 10, ManipulatorInterface::THUMBNAIL_INSET));

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Yii Version: 2.0
License: MIT
Category: User Interface
Created on: Mar 15, 2018
Last updated: 6 years ago

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