Imgur Relaunch – New Design Out of Beta, Highest Traffic in Site History

Imgur, the image based community famous for collating and hosting some of the best pictures, memes and general awesomeness that Reddit and the net has to offer – has this week launched an updated site design.

Some Imgur power-users had reported being given access to a beta version of the new layout over the last couple of months, with chatter on the site focusing around a new tagging system and custom galleries.

Following the new design, Imgur this week saw traffic levels peak to their highest ever, according to data from Google Trends.

Announced in a blogpost on the site, new Imgur features include:

  • Keyword based tagging system
  • Custom galleries
  • Updated search functionality
  • Sort user submitted pictures by ‘rising’
  • Updated site layout and homepage



New homepage design and site layout.


With expanded sidebar open.


Custom gallery.





New search functionality.

Click here to visit Imgur and view the new design.


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