Web service to simple use profile photos on your page.
Just use link in your HTML:
<img src="https://socatar.com/twitter/yegor256/50-50" />
Currently supported sources
Facebook with id, like
with profile slug like
GitHub with login, like
- Gravatar with email: /firstname.lastname@example.org
Twitter with username, like
- Automatically fallback to good enough placeholder image
Google with Google+ id, like
with GMail address, like
Get images with size you need thanks to Cloudinary integration
Thanks to an exellent Cloudinary service you can get fast, optimized images which would ideally fit your dimentions.
When Cloudinary integration is enabled Socatar.com will get the URL of required image and redirect it to Cloudinary fetch URL with transformations applied.
If you omit size (ex. `https://socatar.com/twitter/yegor256`) than 100×100 image would be served.
Get an original image with a special
Images load fast thanks to CDN and browser cache
All images are cached in Cloudinary for one week, Cloudflare and in a browser for two weeks, so after the first request, they will load very fast.
To update image cache just add anything to query:
Can I trust Socatar.com?
Socatar.com is a web service to simply retrieve user profile images when you received credentials from them. It's owned and managed by Oleksandr Terekhov (terales). As a user of the Socatar.com, you are responsible for its fair use.
All current services will always be free of charge as is and without any legal liabilities. The managed solution with an SLA and additional features will be provided in the nearest future.There are several policies ensuring that Socatar.com could be trusted:
- Uptime is monitored by Sixnines.io
- Codebase is tested and statically analyzed
- System tests run daily at Travis CI to ensure that everything is working well with externals
- All sources are open, so you can audit them or spin up a local instance
- Infrastructure from an industry trusted providers: hosted by Heroku, DNS and CDN are from Cloudflare.
Having troubles or suggestions?
Please, report anything in the GitHub bug tracker:
Business opportunities, security issues and any violations should be emailed to email@example.com
Technical questions about service usage or configuration should be asked on StackOverflow
and link to the question should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have the question, then someone else may have it too. Working with questions on StackOverflow benefits the whole industry, let's handle them there!