Bye Bye Imgur

My self-hosted image host is live! Or about as live as it will ever be. That’s because it’s literally something I built for just me! (I’m not selfish but build your own). I wrote part I last week, trashed part II in favor of using it a few days. Well…here we go.

Building My Own Image Host

I am building my own image host on, when I say image host; I mean something a bit more hacked together than just putting images in a directory and turning autoindex on. But something that’s a cross between imgur and a simple self-hosted image gallery. Here’s what I’ve been able to do, where I need to go from here, and why I’m doing it this way.