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Configure the React SDK (video tutorial)

Last updated: Apr-17-2024


Learn how to install and configure the Cloudinary React SDK in your React environment.

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Tutorial contents

This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.

The Cloudinary React SDK

Jump to this spot in the video  0:00 The Cloudinary React SDK provides transformation, optimization, and delivery capabilities that you can implement using code that integrates seamlessly with your existing React application.

Install the React SDK

Jump to this spot in the video  0:16 To install the React SDK, in a terminal run:

Import Cloudinary and AdvancedImage into your project

Jump to this spot in the video  0:43 The AdvancedImage component displays Cloudinary images in your app. To use the AdvancedImage component, add the following import statements into your project:

Configure Cloudinary

Jump to this spot in the video  0:58 To configure the SDK for your product environment, you can set your cloud name (in addition to other configuration parameters) in a new instance of Cloudinary, like this:

Use the AdvancedImage component to display an image

Jump to this spot in the video  1:18 Use the image method of the Cloudinary instance to reference an image in your product environment. The method takes a public ID as a parameter and returns a CloudinaryImage object. Use the AdvancedImage component with the cldImg property set to the CloudinaryImage to display the image in your app. For example:

Resize the image

Jump to this spot in the video  1:53 Resize the image using the Resize action. Import Resize and use the scale method to resize the image to 250 x 250 pixels.

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