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Cloudinary Node SDK


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


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

Table of Contents

Key Features

Version Support

SDK Version Node version
1.x.x Node@6 & up
2.x.x Node@9 & up


npm install cloudinary



// Require the Cloudinary library
const cloudinary = require('cloudinary').v2

Transform and Optimize Assets

cloudinary.url("sample.jpg", {width: 100, height: 150, crop: "fill", fetch_format: "auto"})


cloudinary.v2.uploader.upload("/home/my_image.jpg", {upload_preset: "my_preset"}, (error, result)=>{
  console.log(result, error);

Large/Chunked Upload

   cloudinary.v2.uploader.upload_large(LARGE_RAW_FILE, {
          chunk_size: 7000000
        }, (error, result) => {console.log(error)});

Security options


  • Ensure tests run locally (add test command)
  • Open a PR and ensure Travis tests pass

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.

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