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A comprehensive guide that covers all the possible image transformations and optimizations that you can apply to your images.

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Advanced Transformations

Image overlay or watermarking

Overlay one image over another image, granular control over the position and size.
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Text overlays

Overlay text on any image. Control font, font size, weight, color and position.
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Background overlays and combination with text overlays

Overlay colored rectangles on your image and combine them with text overlays using chained transforms to create banners
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Background and Border

Quick examples to set background color of image or add border.
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Blur, Radius & Trim

Create blurred placeholders, round profile picture thumbnails.
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Image rotation and auto-orientation

Automatically rotate images based on EXIF orientation tag in the image metadata or specify the angle.
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Progressive JPEGs

How to deliver progressive JPEGs using ImageKit
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Lossless Compression (WebP and PNG)

How to enable lossless compression for your images
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Contrast, Sharpen, Unsharp Mask and Grayscale

Get photoshop like features using few URL parameters.
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Default Image (when the actual image is not found)

Serve a default placeholder image in case original image is not found on origin.
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