Top 4 free scripts for image hosting site
Image hosting site is typically a website that provides interface to user to host their images.The images are stored in the website owner’s web server.In the recent years there has been a considerable increase in these image hosting sites.To easily set up and administer these websites there are lots of scripts (mostly php) available over the internet.In this post I’ll be listing only free scripts.
1.Scripteen Free Image Hosting Script
The script is written with php (hypertext preprocessor) and uses MySQL as backend datbase.Apache is the recommended web server.The script also requires GD graphics.
Front End Features:
o Nice and user friendly design.
o High CTR ad placements.
o Dynamic navigation bar with 3 link groups for guests/members/admin.
o Support for gif,jpg,jpeg,png,bmp with thumbnails by default.
o Ajax Multi file upload.
o Url upload (uploading from links).
o Auto thumbnail generation.
o Enhanced Photo gallery.
o Users can report images as adult.
o Auto generation of different linking types.
o Send links to email.
o Member registration system with email confirmation.
o Advanced user control panel.
o Members can see all photos and their links from user cp.
o Members can see where their photos are posted.
o Members can see how much bandwidth their photos are using.
o Members can delete photos from user cp.
o Welcome page with site stats.
o Advanced configuration page to set detailed options for users/guests like file types/max file size / max bandwidth and more.
o Ability to add multiple servers to distribute site disk and bandwidth usage.
o Admin can view/search/edit/ban/delete users.
o Admin can view/delete images.
o Image cleaner to delete unused images.
o Enable / disable URL upload for guests.
o Enable / disable URL upload for members.
o Ad manager to control advertising slots all over the site.
o IP blocker to block users violating terms from uploading more photos.
They also provide support and troubleshoot with an active forum.
This is very fast evolving easy to use script.This script also requires Apache web server,MySQL database server,PHP and GD graphics library.However the latest version can use Imagick image library if available.
The features of Mihalism Multihoster are more or less same as that of scripteen image hosting script.
1. Easier To Customize
2. Gallery Albums
3. New Admin Control Panel
4. Page View Counter
5. New Module System
6. Security Images (CAPTCHA) (Contact pages only)
7. File Mass Deletion
8. File Mass Move
9. FIle Titles (e.g. “my image” and “my dog”)
10. AJAX Intergration
11. Much More…
Home Page :http://www.mihalism.net
Demo site :http://www.mihalism.net/multihost/demo/
3.Image Hosting Script – DPI
Requirements of DPI on your server Linux / Unix Server,PHP 4.x.x or higher,GD 2 Library extension for PHP.
One important thing is that there is absolutely no requirement of database (no MySQL,Oracle,etc).
o No SQL, just plain files to store data
o Images and thumbs caching
o Pages caching for faster response
o Animated images support
o Images Rating
o Images Archive
o Datewise Archive
o Galleries Archive
o User registration
o ZIP upload
o Integrated Drawin API
o Integrated Skin Editor
o Remoted url Images transfer options
o Unbreakable Captcha for security (true type fonts based)
* Admin Panel
o Update Manager – Lets admin install updates / patches from image-host-script.com directly (no up/downloading)
o Alexa Traffic Graph
o User control – Edit / Suspend / Unlock
o Image control
o Gallery control Edit / Delete / Filter / Protect / Unprotect
o Time limit for remote images migration
o IP Blocking with Wildcard support
* User-end gallery maintenance
o Set / Remove Password
o Move images between galleries easily
o Set gallery custom icon image
o Quick select/deselect all images in gallery
o Get paste code for selected images
Home Page :http://www.image-host-script.com/
Demo site :http://www.piceye.com/
This script has a unique flavor of ajax effect and a very glossy yet clean interface.
This is also written with PHP and requires cURL and GD library.
Some Features :
1.The user interface.
2.It allows you to resize images.
3.Integrate image with url shorteners like TinyURL, tr.im and Snurl.
4.Tools to create own bookmarklet or Firefox extension.
5.No database requirements.
6.Installation needs only uploading of a directory and editing of one php file.
Official Site: http://chevereto.com/
Demo Site: http://demo.chevereto.com/
This is the Free image hosting site launched by me : www.picsmob.com