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Cloudinary Vue SDK

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The Cloudinary Vue SDK allows you to quickly and easily integrate your application with Cloudinary. Effortlessly optimize and transform your cloud's assets.

Additional documentation

This Readme provides basic installation and usage information. For the complete documentation, see the Vue SDK Guide.

Table of Contents

Key Features

Version Support

SDK Version Vue 2 Vue 3
1.0.0 - 1.2.3 V X


Install using Vue-CLI

  • After you create your application with Vue-CLI, navigate to the created app folder, and install Cloudinary SDK by:
    vue add cloudinary
  • Set up your cloud name and pick the components to use (or use all 😃) Set up with cloudName and options
  • A cloudinary.js file will be added to your src directory, at the same level as your main.js file. Feel free to customize it if you like. And have fun with Cloudinary! 🤟
  • For more information on the plugin, check out our Vue-CLI plugin for Cloudinary Repo.

Install using your favorite package manager (yarn, npm)

npm install cloudinary-vue
yarn add cloudinary-vue


For Nuxt.js projects, use Cloudinary module. You can set it up by using the following:

yarn add @nuxtjs/cloudinary
# Or
npm i @nuxtjs/cloudinary



import Vue from 'vue';
import Cloudinary, { CldImage, CldVideo, CldTransformation, CldContext } from "cloudinary-vue";

Vue.use(Cloudinary, {
  configuration: { cloudName: "demo" },
  components: {

You can also import the Cloudinary components manually in each of your components.

Transform and Optimize Assets

  • See full documentation

     // Apply a single transformation
         <cld-context cloudName="demo">
           <cld-image publicId="sample">
             <cld-transformation crop="scale" width="200" angle="10" />
    // Chain (compose) multiple transformations
    <cld-context cloudName="demo">
       <cld-image cloudName="demo" publicId="sample">
          <cld-transformation angle="-45" />
          <cld-transformation effect="trim" angle="45" crop="scale" width="600" />
          <cld-transformation overlay="text:Arial_100:Hello" />

Generate Image and Video HTML Tags

- Use <cld-image> to generate image tags
- Use <cld-video> to generate video Tags

File upload

This SDK does not provide file upload functionality, however there are several methods of uploading from the client side.


See contributing guidelines.

Get Help

If you run into an issue or have a question, you can either:

About Cloudinary

Cloudinary is a powerful media API for websites and mobile apps alike, Cloudinary enables developers to efficiently manage, transform, optimize, and deliver images and videos through multiple CDNs. Ultimately, viewers enjoy responsive and personalized visual-media experiences—irrespective of the viewing device.

Additional Resources


Released under the MIT license.