StarterKit : images display only after reload page in the browser



I have deploy the starterkit package on Nginx with php 7.2. The installation is ok but i have a little bug with images.

After delete media directory for regenerating files, when i launch the homepage or anyone page with image, this one is not displaying.

I must reload page for show image

The images is generated after at the first load of the page, i think is normal behavior, but the page is not supposed to waiting request of generating image for loading in browser ?

My Nginx configuration :

   location / {
            try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php$is_args$args;

    location ~ \.php$ {
            try_files $uri = 404;
            fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php/php7.2-fpm.sock;
            fastcgi_index index.php;
            fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
            include fastcgi_params;

Anyone have idea ?



Problem with Image cache

hello, have you solved your problem?

if not, this could be a permission problem.
check the user who is running the application.

ps aux | grep nginx

check the user who is having the file permissions.

ls -la

maybe the rights do not match.

the host conf snippet seems okay.

good luck



For another testing, i have deploy on a VPS instance with same configuration (Nginx + PHP 7.2) That work correctly.

My problem is on my Rasberry (Using for devlopement) with same configuration (Nginx + PHP7.2), From your last message, i have verify the access rights on directorys, i have always the problem after update user / group on directorys.

Do you think 1GB on rasbery can be is the problem ?

This afternoon i go compare Phpinfo on Rasberry and the VPS instance, because except the OS i don’t see where is difference configuration for this problem.




How much ram is allocated to PHP on the Raspberry?



I have try different tests with the VPS instance and the Raspberry.

Firstly, the VPS instance has php 7.2 and 7.1 and my kirby directory use the 7.1-fpm version in the Nginx config.

So, i have install the 7.1 version on the Raspberry with same config on the php.ini but the problem with loading image stay similar.

I have 128m memory allocated to php on the VPS and Raspberry

I see new release for Kirby is avaible (3.1.1 -> 3.1.2) i think is not the solution but i go try it.



Does the Rasperry actually generate the thumbs at the right size?



Yes image is generated with the right size but after reload the page, on the first load, on chrome i have 404 error on image url.

I think Kirby allow request of page before the thumbs generating is finished

A option for generate all media cache in the backend exist ?



No, you’d need a crawler that goes through all pages and all src/srcset/data-src attributes to generate all thumbs at all sizes.


Problem with Image cache

Thanks for information,

If anyone succeeds to install Kirby on Raspberry, i’m interested :wink:

For the next days i go reinstall the Raspberry to deploy with Apache configuration and see if that correct my problem.



I think you can also go through the media folder and use the information in the .json files in the .jobs folders. All information about intended thumbs should be there.

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True, i go to try soon with Apache for see

I don’t know how i can verify

Personnaly, i use default images of starter kit

I support this functional choice, it is standard to most cache systems

Step by step :

  1. I delete the media directory, i go to load the page

  1. I look the source and see 404 error on the image

  1. I go verify on the media folder on the server, the image has been generated

  1. I reload the page, the image is here and no 404 error


Problem with Image cache

You might want to check if this solution also works for you on Nginx: No thumbnails generated on Nginx



Finally it works ! :slight_smile:

I have try with apache and i had same problem. Strangely I did not have the mention GD in my phpinfo (), so i have install it.

The starterkit work fine now, but i don’t know why PHP could generate the images on reload without GD library.