A simple command line client for uploading files to Imgur.
Created for my PyCon US 2015 Docker tutorial so that students using my cloud servers can see the gifs they create at the end of exercise 1.
This tool is open source under the MIT License.
Getting Imgur API credentials
Go to https://api.imgur.com/oauth2/addclient and register a new Imgur API client. You will need an Imgur account to do this.
You can put it any valid URL for the callback URL - we won't be using it.
Installing imgur-uploader is easy. It runs on versions of Python >=2.7 or >=3.3.
If you just want to use imgur-uploader, you can just
If you want to tweak or enhance imgur-uploader, follow these instructions:
- Clone this repository
- Install the tool with
pip install -e .
First, create a file called
~/.config/imgur_uploader/uploader.cfg, with the
following contents (substitute your credentials):
[imgur] id = 9354da9ecdcfae3 secret = 8387eca75687ecad9876ead47786edac0875dc0d
Otherwise, set the
variables in your terminal session, using your client's credentials.
Upload an image by running
The tool will return a shortened link to your uploaded gif upon completion:
Uploading file my.gif ... File uploaded - see your gif at http://i.imgur.com/6WsQPpw.gif
If you want your images to appear in your account, you additionally need to
get a refresh token. See the Imgur API <https://apidocs.imgur.com/#authorization-and-oauth>
for information on how to obtain this. Then, add a
refresh_token line in
your config file:
[imgur] id = 9354da9ecdcfae3 secret = 8387eca75687ecad9876ead47786edac0875dc0d refresh_token = 9812398ab1b2cc98de9fa982bacd31cb312c6194