This plugins allows you to use variable thumbnails, without having them on storage.

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3.0.0 2023-05-06 23:26 UTC


Software License Shopware Store

This plugins allows you to use variable thumbnails, if your filesystem (or storage-adapter) supports it. You can use this, if you don't want thumbnails to be created on you development-system, too.
It will add parameters to original image paths.
So you are able to save storage and add new thumbnails on the fly.

Version Requirements
1.0.0 - 1.0.5 Min. Shopware 6.0
1.0.6 - 1.0.15 Min. Shopware 6.3
1.0.16 - 2.0.0 Min. Shopware 6.4
3.0.0 Min. Shopware 6.5


Download the plugin from the release page and enable it in shopware.

By composer

composer require frosh/platform-thumbnail-processor

From source

Run npm install in src/Resources/app/storefront within the plugin directory

By zip

download latest release and upload into admin:


While active, this will access all thumbnails variable from original image. The thumbnail-files won't be needed anymore.


You can edit the thumbnail-template within the plugin-config. Defaults {mediaUrl}/{mediaPath}?width={width}. Available variables with examples:

Feel free to decorate ThumbnailUrlTemplateInterface to add more individual functions like signed imgproxy

Removing unneeded thumbnails

You may want to delete folder thumbnails within folder public

Adding more thumbnail sizes:

  • Save new size in the folder of the media management
  • then run the command bin/console media:generate-thumbnails on the console to update the thumbnails for all images in the database
  • Clear shop cache

Find Patterns

You can find patterns in Github Discussions in category Patterns


The MIT License (MIT). Please see License File for more information.