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Image URL parameters


Pictures in our community have following URL:


Can someone explain what is the purpose and which URL parameters are optional?

  • v (example value 1.0)
  • px (example value -1) - seems to be overridden by 'original'/'medium'/'small'
  • is there is some parameter to crop pictures into squares?

Thanks for the insights!


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Honored Contributor

I don't actually know the answers to most of your questions but I can tell you that everything after the ID number can be dropped and the image loads fine.

Honored Contributor

Avatar crop dimensions are defined in your skin properties' "Image and Avatar Crop Defaults" section. I.e. your stage URL at 


You could probably re-purpose some of the built-in avatar definitions to become a square one.

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