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Sirv CDN & Image Manager

Instantly resize and deliver perfectly optimized images to your website. Not just static images but deep image zoom and 360-degree spin too.

Sirv hosts your images and serves them to your WordPress site at any size you require. It optimizes images and rapidly serves them from its CDN.

Major features of Sirv image management:

  • Resize your images to any size you require.
  • Responsive resize to dynamically fit the screen.
  • Serve your images incredibly fast from the Sirv CDN.
  • Stunning deep image zoom to quickly view hi-res images.
  • Life-like 360 spin to show products from all angles.
  • Apply up to 4 image watermarks per image.
  • Overlay text captions on images.
  • Host all your images securely, with 3 original backups.
  • Serve your images to unlimited websites, including eBay.

See the complete list of features on the Sirv website.

Free and paid plans are available, depending on your needs. See "Price Plans" below.

Image hosting

Sirv is an image hosting service. Your images are hosted in your Sirv account, not your WordPress server. New users should create a free Sirv account.

Upload and download images via your Sirv account or by FTP or S3 (FTP/S3 are on your Sirv account page).

Purely designed for image hosting, Sirv gives you much more than standard WordPress hosting. Any image can be immediately embedded into your website with image zoom effects, resizing, watermarking and 360 degree spin. Images are pixel-perfect to fit each users screen, optimized for rapid-loading to create responsive, media-rich websites.

Dynamic imaging

Dynamic imaging is the resizing of your images on-the-fly. Without any noticeable delay, new images are regenerated within 0.1 second.

Incredibly fast, use Sirv to:

  • Resize images
  • Crop images
  • Add watermarks
  • Add text
  • Output as JPEG, PNG or WebP
  • JPEG optimization
  • PNG optimization
  • Resize the canvas
  • Add borders
  • Add a vignette
  • Blur effects
  • Greyscale and sepia
  • Brightness, contrast, exposure and more...

Browse all the dynamic image processing options.

Image zoom

Sirv loves huge images - it can zoom deep inside them very fast. No matter how big, images load quickly, just like when you zoom into a Google Map. Beautiful high-resolution images and full-screen views help to sell products online. Try demos.

360 spin

Customers adore spinning products around to see them from all sides. Sirv provides a stunning experience for such images. Upload a set of images to Sirv and your 360 spin is immediately ready fo embed in your page. It feels incredible on desktop and mobile alike, especially the big full-screen view. Try demos.

Price plans

Sirv is a professional hosting and CDN service - most websites require a paid plan. Sirv is free for light usage (500 MB storage and 1 GB monthly transfer).

  • Free 0.5 GB storage, $0/month
  • Business 5 GB storage, $19/month
  • Business 20 GB storage, $59/month
  • Business 50 GB storage, $119/month
  • Business 100 GB storage, $199/month
  • Business 250 GB storage, $449/month
  • Enterprise: custom plans tailored to your needs. Contact us.

Create a Sirv account.

We believe in fair and transparent pricing:

  • Upgrade/downgrade any time.
  • Start/stop any time.
  • Complete and easy access to your images.
  • No credit card required for free plan.

Multiple users

All users in your WordPress admin will be able to view and embed your Sirv images.

To also give users access to your account on, go to the add users section of your Sirv control panel.

Next steps...

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    If you don't already have a Sirv account, create one at the Sirv website:

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    Configure the Sirv plugin by copying/pasting the S3 settings from this page of your Sirv account. You only need to do this once.

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    Click the Add Sirv Media button to embed images in your page or post.

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    Choose the image(s) to embed in your page/post.

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    Choose how the image(s) should be displayed (either as static images, 360 spin, image zoom or image gallery). Then click Insert into page.

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    The images will appear as a gallery.

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    Click Preview to see how the images look in your page/post.

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    To upload images to your Sirv library, go to the Media Library page within the Sirv sub-menu (in the left navigation column).

  1. Install the plugin through the Plugins section of your WordPress dashboard. Alternatively, unzip it and upload the sirv folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress site.
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress.
  3. Go to the Settings page for Sirv and enter the S3 connection details from your Sirv account.
  4. If you don't already have a Sirv account, create an account here.
  5. Embed images from your Sirv library by clicking the Add Media button next to a page or post.
  6. For help, submit the Sirv support form in your control panel.


  • Fix compatibility issue with Yoast SEO plugin
  • Updated logo


  • New default style for folder icon


  • New default style, without shadow around edge


  • Fix security issues


  • Fix minor issues


  • Added ability for 3rd party plugin integrations.
  • Integrated with the "Featured Image From URL" plugin.


  • Better static images support
  • Fix minor issues


  • Quick-access embed button "Add Sirv Media" right next to the standard WordPress "Add Media" button when you're editing a page/post.
  • Media Library page for fast browsing and uploading to your Sirv image library.
  • Easier choice of image effects - embed as Image Zoom, Image Gallery, Plain Image or 360 Spin.
  • Faster image selection using Shift key to choose multiple images.
  • 5-step tutorial with screenshots added to the Settings page.


  • The first release of the official Sirv plugin for WordPress.

Where can I learn more about using Sirv?

The official Sirv documentation is full of ways to display your images including:

The official Sirv knowledge base has useful articles about common Sirv questions.

Version 1.3.5

Requires WordPress version: 3.0.1 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 18 Jan 2017

Date Added: 23 Jul 2015

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