External Images Extension

Import External Images From A URL

Enable our extension and import your new Magento product feed containing URL links to your images. Detailed instructions and a sample product feed is included in download.

Please check out our DEMO site:
Frontend: http://demo.nelageek.com/
Backend: http://demo.nelageek.com/admin

Also, here are a few of our satisfied customers:
BodySensations.com (NSFW)
Toybanana.com (NSFW)

Magento Compatibility: Up to

Latest Updates:

7/13/2014 - v 3.6.1
- Image retrieval now processed by fsockopen for faster page load.
- Fixed bug for images not retrieving in Magento admin when using SSL.
- Improved image helper. Images for product with duplicate urls are only retrieved once.

7/07/2014 - v 3.6.0
- Improved page load times. CURL image retrieval is now processed in background.
- Added base image to gallery.
- Improved error handling.
- Fixed System->Config settings in system.xml so our extension doesn't always show first.

6/12/2014 - v3.5.5
- Compatible up to
- Fixed bug for products with very long names.
- Fixed bug for gallery images.
- Fixed bug for 'Only variables should be passed by reference' error in system log.

- New Ver 3.5! Added support for external category images.

- Now compatible with Magento 1.8.
- Fixed issue with image naming standards.
- Fixed issue with base image path not working.
- cURL now set to use IPV4 as default b/c of slowness issues.
- Added cURL timeout admin settings.


- Improved image file name handling for products with special characters in name.


*** Updated to Ver 3.0 ***

- Made some changes to make extension much more compatible with 3rd party templates, extensions, etc.
1. Integrated remote images into Magento image location. (/media/catalog/product/)
2. All image manipulation is done with Magento's built-in GD functionality. There is no
longer a need for ImageMagik. Watermarks, backgrounds, etc. now work correctly.

- Changed file naming methods to account for different types of URLs and duplicate image names.

- Improved cURL error handling and redirects.
1. cURL errors are now recorded in Magento system log.
2. New admin option allows user to set cURL connect timeout.

- Now able to use compilation mode.

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Great Extension and Service

Dec 05, 2013 by Necia

Thank you so very much, I'm happy with your service and excellent customer support. I was confused at first and you provided me with answers to my questions. In addition to installing it for me. I highly recommend this extention to anyone looking for a great way to add static urls. It works.

Great product, amazing support

Jan 10, 2013 by Andrea Antonacci

At first I had some troubles importing the images. The issue was caused by a server minsconfiguration but the staff supported me for a whole week and made any effort to help me solve an issue not related to their software (even my host refused to help me!!!).
At the end everything is perfectly working! Thank you Geeks, this is the best expense I've ever made.

A Great Product !

Dec 14, 2012 by Alan Grainger

A great product that easily solves something Magento should offer as standard. When I had trouble installing it (due to my PHP settings and nothing to do with the product), the support was excellent and they had it fixed for me in no time. Would highly recommend the product for affiliate sites and the service is second to none.


Nov 26, 2012 by Víctor

Fastest support and great extension!

Great support even for third-party extensions

Mar 09, 2012 by Peter

I had problems to run external images with three of my third-party extension (for example a product-scroller). Jackie`s support was so great that now all my extensions are showing external images without any problems. Thank you very much for supporting me!

Really useful extension & great support

Dec 02, 2011 by Marc

Anyone considering this extension are making a good choice. This is a great little extension that does exactly what it says it will. We used it in a 1.6 store and it's performed really well.
In addition the support we received from Jackie was first class. In all I thoroughly recommend both.

NELAGeek , USA 5.0 5.0 6 6 Thank you so very much, I'm happy with your service and excellent customer support. I was confused at first and you provided me with answers to my questions. In addition to install

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