Can I use a different CDN with ShortPixel Adaptive Images?

If you want to use a different CDN than the default when using ShortPixel Adaptive Images, then please:

  1. Edit your DNS records and add a CNAME from to - please note that you should replace "" with your actual domain name.
  2. In the ShortPixel Adaptive Images Settings page - Advanced tab, make the following change, replacing "" with your actual domain name:

    Please note that if you are not using Cloudflare as CDN, the API URL should start with http and not https.


If you are using Cloudflare here is a step-by-step example on how to set up the CNAME (previous step 1):

  1. Enter your Cloudflare account
  2. Select the DNS tag from the top menu

  3. Add a new record following this example 

    "" can be changed to whatever you wish. Make sure the cloud is yellow so you can use the CDN features offered by Cloudflare

Important: after setting up your own CDN make sure the new record works as expected with an online tool like this one

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