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Chevereto is a self-hosted multipurpose multi-user, full-featured image sharing solution. It can be used to create a myriad of applications or to empower existing systems, all around the concept of users sharing image content.


This is the Chevereto DigitalOcean Marketplace application, it provides Chevereto ready to be one-click installed.

Software Included

Package Version License
Chevereto 4 AGPL-3.0
PHP 8.2 PHP v3.01
Apache HTTP Server 2.4.58 Apache-2.0
Certbot 1.21.0 Apache-2.0

Creating an App using the Control Panel

Click the Deploy to DigitalOcean button to create a Droplet based on this 1-Click App. If you aren’t logged in, this link will prompt you to log in with your DigitalOcean account.

Deploy to DO

Creating an App using the API

In addition to creating a Droplet from the Chevereto 1-Click App using the control panel, you can also use the DigitalOcean API. As an example, to create a 4GB Chevereto Droplet in the SFO2 region, you can use the following curl command. You need to either save your API access token) to an environment variable or substitute it in the command below.

curl -X POST -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
         -H 'Authorization: Bearer '$TOKEN'' -d \
        '{"name":"choose_a_name","region":"sfo2","size":"s-2vcpu-4gb","image": "chevereto-20-04"}' \

Getting Started After Deploying Chevereto

In addition to the package installation, this one-click deploy also

  • Enables the UFW firewall to allow only SSH (port 22, rate limited), HTTP (port 80), and HTTPS (port 443) access.
  • Sets the MySQL root password.
  • Sets up the debian-sys-maint user in MySQL so the system’s init scripts for MySQL will work without requiring the MySQL root user password.
  • Sets the cron required for background tasks.
  • Resolves Cloudflare IP addresses.

Chevereto Server Details

Chevereto will be available at this URL:


This is an Apache HTTP server based provisioning. PHP runs with mod_php using mpm_prefork. You can run Chevereto under any configuration, check our documentation for more information.


The database credentials are at the configuration file at /var/www/html/app/env.php.


  • Provide HTTPS.
certbot --apache -d -d
  • Disable non-HTTPS access.
ufw delete allow 80/tcp
  • Secure MySQL.


Chevereto can update itself, simply open http://your_droplet_public_ipv4/dashboard and click “check for updates” button.