I run another blog where my images are stored in AWS S3. I also upload the images in two sizes, and don’t upload the original. I use Linux on my personal computers, so I wrote a shell script to make this easier.
#!/bin/sh # create full size images mkdir ./$1/1000 mogrify -auto-orient -strip -resize 1000x1000 -quality 60 -path ./$1/1000 ./$1/*.jpg # create thumbnails mkdir ./$1/400 mogrify -auto-orient -strip -resize 400x400 -quality 60 -path ./$1/400 ./$1/*.jpg # delete originals trash-put ./$1/*.jpg # upload to S3 aws s3 cp ./$1 s3://pics-fatguy-org/$1 --recursive
This assumes you have ImageMagick, aws-cli tools, and trash-cli installed. You can skip trash-cli and change the trash-put line to rm.
I keep the shell script named fatguy in the root folder of my local copy of images. There are subfolders, each an album. I drop a copy of full-size images in the folder, run the script against the folder:
This creates two subfolders “400” and “1000” with the resized images, deletes (to trash) the originals, then uploads what is left to my S3 bucket.
I may change it later to output the full url of each image for easy pasting into WordPress, but this works well enough for now.