Django Resizer

Django Resizer allows images to be dynamically resized and/or cropped through a URL. This is very useful when you have a third-party "hot-linking" your images and they won't have access to template tag to dynamically resize images like easy-thumbnails or sorl-thumbnail provides.


Run pip install django-resizer

Add resizer to your INSTALLED_APPS setting:


To your sites add:

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    url(r'^resizer/(?P<path>.*)/$', 'resizer.views.resize', name='image_resize'),


The resizing and cropping capabilities rely on the easy-thumbnails app.

To resize an image with a height and width of no more than 50px and with the image ratio perserved:


The path after /resizer should be the path to the image from your settings MEDIA_ROOT. The query string should be size=[width],[height].

To resize an image to have a height and width of extactly 50px: