# Ansel Image Service

Both entry.myAnselField and craft.ansel.images return an instance of the Ansel Image Service. In the case of an entry field, that service is pre-loaded with the properties that load up the images in that field. But regardless, the usage is the same

Example
												
{% for image in craft.ansel.images.all() %}
	<img src="{{ image.getAsset().getUrl() }}" alt="{{ image.title }}">
{% endfor %}
												
											

Like craft.entries, parameters can be chained so that you can use things like skipCover, position(2), limit(4) and all those goodies

Example
												
{% for image in entry.myAnselField.skipCover().position(2).limit(4).all() %}
	<img src="{{ image.getAsset().getUrl() }}" alt="{{ image.title }}">
{% endfor %}
												
											

# Ansel Image Service Parameters

Tag Pair Parameters
												
{% set image = craft.ansel.images %}

{% set image = image.id('12,43') %} // Ansel image primary key
{% set image = image.notId('305,34') %}

{% set image = image.elementId('134,3456') %} // The owning element ID (such as an entry)
{% set image = image.notElementId('3453,56') %}

{% set image = image.fieldId('2,3') %}
{% set image = image.notFieldId('5,6') %}

{% set image = image.userId('7,8') %}
{% set image = image.notUserId('4,3') %}

{% set image = image.assetId('10,4565') %}
{% set image = image.notAssetId('3,8') %}

{% set image = image.originalAssetId('12,4568') %}
{% set image = image.notOriginalAssetId('4,18') %}

{% set image = image.width(300) %}
{% set image = image.width('< 300') %}
{% set image = image.width('> 300') %}

{% set image = image.height(300) %}
{% set image = image.height('< 300') %}
{% set image = image.height('> 300') %}

{% set image = image.title('my title,my other title') %}
{% set image = image.notTitle('foo,baz') %}

{% set image = image.caption('my caption,my other caption') %}
{% set image = image.notCaption('foo,baz') %}

{% set image = image.coverOnly(true) %}
{% set image = image.skipCover(true) %}
{% set image = image.showDisabled(true) %}

{% set image = image.position(2) %}
{% set image = image.position('< 2') %}
{% set image = image.position('> 2') %}

{% set image = image.limit(4) %}

{% set image = image.offset(4) %}

{% set image = image.order('position desc, fieldId asc') %}

{% set image = image.random(true) %} // Overrides order parameter
												
											

# Ansel Image Service Methods

Tag Pair Parameters
												
{% set count = craft.ansel.images.width('> 300').count() %} {# Total images (regardless of limit #}

{% set image = craft.ansel.images.one() %} {# Get the first image that matches #}

{% set images = craft.ansel.images.all() %} {# Get all matching images #}
												
											

# Image Model

Ultimately, when you’re looping through the Image Criteria Model, or getting one() or all(), you will be using the Image Model. The image model has the following properties and methods you can access.

Tag Pair Parameters
												
{% set image = entry.myImageField.random(true).one() %}

{{ image.id }} {# Integer #}

{{ image.elementId }} {# Integer #}

{{ image.fieldId }} {# Integer #}

{{ image.userId }} {# Integer #}
{% set user = image.getUser() %} {# \craft\elements\User of the user who added the row to the field #}

{{ image.assetId }} {# Integer #}
{% set imageAsset = image.getAsset() %} {# \craft\elements\Asset of the manipulated asset for this image #}

{{ image.highQualAssetId }} {# Integer #}
{% set highQualImageAsset = image.getHighQualAsset() %} {# \craft\elements\Asset of the highest possible quality of the manipulated image #}

{{ image.thumbAssetId }} {# Integer #}
{% set thumbImageAsset = image.getThumbAsset() %} {# \craft\elements\Asset of the image thumbnail #}

{{ image.originalAssetId }} {# Integer #}
{% set originalImage = image.getOriginalAsset() %} {# \craft\elements\Asset of the original un-manipulated image #}

{{ image.width }} {# Integer #}

{{ image.height }} {# Integer #}

{{ image.title }} {# String #}

{{ image.caption }} {# String #}

{{ image.cover }} {# Boolean #}

{{ image.position }} {# Integer #}

{{ image.disabled }} {# Boolean #}

{{ image.dateCreated }} {# \DateTime #}

{{ image.dateUpdated }} {# \DateTime #}

{{ image.uid }} {# String - the database row's unique identifier #}
												
											

# Examples

A Field From an Entry
												
{% for entry in craft.entries.section('mySection').limit(2) %}
	<h1>{{ entry.title }}</h1>
	<div class="Images">
		{% set images = entry.myImagesField.limit(2).coverFirst(true).all() %}

		{% if not images|length %}
			<div class="Images__NoResults">
				This gallery has no images at this time. Please check back later.
			</div>
		{% endif %}

		{% for image in images %}
			<div class="Images__Image">
				<img src="{{ image.getAsset.getUrl() }}" alt="{{ image.title|default(entry.title) }}">
				<div class="Images__ImageCaption">
					{{ image.caption }}
				</div>
			</div>
		{% endfor %}
	</div>
{% endfor %}
												
											
Resizing an Image on-the-fly
												
{% set image = craft.ansel.images.one() %}

{% set imageTransform = {
	mode: 'crop',
	width: 600,
	quality: 80,
	position: 'Center-Center'
} %}

<img src="{{ image.highQualityAsset.getUrl(imageTransform) }}" alt="{{ image.title }}">
												
											
Ansel in a Matrix field
												
{% for entry in craft.entries.section('mySection').limit(2).all() %}
	<h1>{{ entry.title }}</h1>
	<div class="Blocks">
		{% for block in entry.matrixField %}
			<h2 class="Blocks__Title">{{ block.galleryTitle }}</h2>
			<div class="Image">
			{% set images = block.myImagesField.limit(2).coverFirst(true).all() %}

			{% if not images|length %}
				<div class="Images__NoResults">
					This gallery has no images at this time. Please check back later.
				</div>
			{% endif %}

			{% for image in images %}
				<div class="Images__Image">
					<img src="{{ image.getAsset().getUrl() }}" alt="{{ image.title|default(entry.title) }}">
					<div class="Images__ImageCaption">
						{{ image.caption }}
					</div>
				</div>
			{% endfor %}
		</div>
		{% endfor %}
	</div>
{% endfor %}