ImageShack Content delivery policy changes

Oct 15, 2015 · 2 min read

Dear ImageShack users, since 2004 ImageShack’s team has been working hard to create easiest to use, best performing Image Hosting and delivery solution for all users. To continue to improve our services for our premium users, ImageShack will implement policy changes that are listed in detail below.

Starting November 1st, 2015 ImageShack will be implementing a new policy that will affect image delivery for some of our users, here are those changes:

Premium* ImageShack accounts will not be affected in any way. You will continue to be able to use your ImageShack account, and all images will be served to your pages.

Any free accounts (non-premium) will no longer deliver images to any sites, blogs or forums. This change will be implemented by November 1st, 2015. If you have a free account, have images that are linked to any sites, blogs or forums and want to continue to have images delivered to those pages, please convert to premium* account here:, for only $3.99/mo, you will continue to have unlimited storage and unlimited delivery of your images.

Free account holders will still be able to access their ImageShack accounts, and be able to download their images for a period of 3 months. You will be able to upgrade to a premium account at any point during that time to enable image delivery outside pages. If you chose not to upgrade, your account access will be discontinued by the end of January 31st, 2016, and your ImageShack account will be considered abandoned.

Here is a FAQ form of the policy changes above:

Q. I have a premium* account with ImageShack do the changes above affect anything?

A. No, your account will work as before, you will be able to place images on any webpage, forum, blog or commercial site of your choice.

Q. I used to have a premium* account, but it expired, how long do I have to make a decision before image delivery to pages where I placed the images is stopped?

A. You have until November 1st, 2015 to bring your account to premium status by visiting After that day, your images will only be available on

Q. I have a free account, I do not plan to upgrade at all, what are my options?

A. You have until November 1st, 2015 re-host your images any other service provider, and until January 31st, before your access to site is discontinued.

Q. I have questions that are not listed here.

A. Please visit and contact us with your questions.

Note: *Premium in this case means any Basic, Pro or Premium paid account plans. In other words, if you are currently a paying user, there will be no changes to your account at all.


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