See what has been worked on recently!
August 7th, 2022
A few bug fixes and improvements to file management.
Re-wrote the login and create account pages.
Moved to reCaptcha v3.
April 18th, 2022
Improved drag and drop.
April 15th, 2022
Added support for IPv6.
February 5th, 2022
Further improvement to malware detection.
February 4th, 2022
Additional styling changes.
February 3rd, 2022
Updated ShareX to use the new v3 upload API (thank you Jaex).
Updated ShareX to rename Lithiio to LobFile (thank you Jaex).
January 8th, 2022
Added 'API' to setup instructions.
January 7th, 2022
Timezone is now automatically detected by your local browser time.
Updated information pages, homepage, and styles.
Finished re-branding to LobFile.
December 28th, 2021
Proper HTTP 200/304 Cache-Control usage.
December 26th, 2021
Improve page load times.
Added subresource integrity (SRI) tags to all supported local resources.
December 24th, 2021
Re-built the file-management page.
December 23rd, 2021
Started moving branding to LobFile (Lithiio links will still work and can continue to be used).
November 29th, 2021
Migrated to PHP 8.1.X.
September 7th, 2021
Adjusted automatic Content-Type and file extension filtering/checks.
August 25th, 2021
Automatically (and intelligently) free up disk space to maintain enough space for new files (utilizing hot backups).
Improved status reporting & monitoring for scheduled tasks.
August 19th, 2021
Updated some of the information pages (like about and faq).
August 18th, 2021
Removed folder management server-side. This is no longer needed because of host/OS changes (which happened years ago).
Completed a hot backup and restore system using Wasabi.
August 14th, 2021
Added browser drag and drop upload functionality (must be signed in).
Added a cURL upload example.
Integrated Sentry for error and issue tracking.
Integrated GitHub for version control.
February 10th, 2021
Re-built the stats page.
January 22nd, 2020
You can now change your account's E-Mail address via the my-account page.
January 16th, 2020
You can support me and get increased account limits by pledging to my Patreon now!
December 2nd -> December 22nd, 2019
All domains pointed to LobFile redirect to the main domain unless it's a file request (!/file/*).
Made php extensions not a requirement on URIs and removed references to them.
Rewrote and cleaned the entirety of the frontend (removed jQuery and Bootstrap).
Improved virus detection.
Proper gzip support.
November 19th, 2019
Downloads are faster.
Upload processing is significantly faster, especially for larger files.
Support for pausing and resuming downloads + seeking through unbuffered sections of videos.
August 10th, 2019
Password reset process re-built, link to it added to login page.
June 23rd, 2019
File extensions in the link are now optional (eg. lobfile.com/file/example.png is the same as lobfile.com/file/example).
Added option to include file extensions in the return URL (as it was previously) to the my account options.
Added bandwidth column to the file management page.
Added the ability to create a filename alias for your file(s) via the file-management page (thank you MilkGames, for the suggestion).
February 27th, 2019
LobFile now uses SHA256 instead of SHA1 for files & account related stuff.
Fixed g-zG-Z not being used in filenames.
January 13th, 2019
Stats page now has some minor metrics.
Significantly improved resilience against virus/malware uploads.
A lot of various small tweaks and changes.
October 31st, 2018
Removed Cloudflare integration.
Added file 'hit' counter to the file-management page (file hits started being recorded today).
Fixed (hopefully) the error that would pop up right after a login.
August 5th, 2018
Deleting files now immediately removes it from the CDN (Cloudflare) cache.
April 14th, 2018
If on HTTP redirect to HTTPS site-wide.
April 12th, 2018
/web-ui/ actions require an additional GET identifier to prevent people from unwillingly acting upon their account (thank you MilkGames, for pointing it out).
March 19th, 2018
Changed "ShareX" menu item to "Apps" that has a list of known applications you can use LobFile with.
February 14th, 2018
Added a 'Change Password' process you can find at the bottom of the my account page.
January 1st, 2018
Removed Steam sign-in and authentication tools from LobFile.
Deleted old unclaimed Steam accounts and files.
Removed the Steam account import tool.
November 30th, 2017
Fixed 'Continuous Uploads' not working.
November 29th, 2017
Fixed large files (> 128MB) not being accessible at all (thank you Seriallos, for helping me figure it out).
Added an "Allow important () files to be selected" checkbox to help prevent people from bulk deleting their important files on the file-management page (thank you MilkGames, for writing it).
November 28th, 2017
Fixed the "delete account" functionality on the 'My Account' page not working at all.
Updated the 'Setup Instructions' page.
July 4th, 2017 -> November 27th, 2017
Setup an EMail system and created a support EMail address so you can contact me at (email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Moved to Ubuntu/Nginx (was Windows/Apache).
Re structured most of the MySQL database.
MySQL queries are now handled more efficiently and safely.
Removed Steam account logins and created a native account system.
Added "Remembered Logins" section to the "My Account" page.
Created a temporary tool: Import Steam Account, for people who want all their old files imported to their new account.
SSL/TLS site-wide via Let's Encrypt and CloudFlare.
Updated ShareX to use the new v2 upload API (thank you Jaex).
Added a "Fetch API key" tool to the LobFile uploader settings tab in the ShareX UI (thank you Jaex).
Change API version to 'v1'.
May 17th, 2017
Deleted 239 inactive accounts (no activity within the last 6 months).
Deleted 6,718 files from the above mentioned accounts.
April 19th, 2017
Fixed files with no owner not getting automatically removed.
Fixed nav bar highlighting the wrong item on HTTP/1.1 error code pages.
April 17th, 2017
Fixed disabled domains being returned on new uploads.
April 11th, 2017
Disabled being able to create new accounts by signing in with Steam.
March 19th, 2017
Fixed 'Continuous Uploads' not working at all.
March 1st, 2017
Fixed 'Continuous Uploads' option not removing the old files from the servers hard disk.
Now recording how long it takes the user to send their file to the API.
New stats to the 'stats' page.
We now check that the file was actually saved to the server and database before returning a URL to the client.
February 28th, 2017
Fixed not being able to save file notes (Caused by the session security improvements).
Fixed the API execution/run time not always being recorded.
February 27th, 2017
Fixed a dead image link on the 'about' page (thank you, MilkGames for pointing it out).
Improved session security (thank you MilkGames & Jaex, for pointing the problem out).
January 3rd, 2017
Fixed a configuration error that allowed users to execute their own scripts on the webserver (thank you MilkGames, for the suggestion).
November 17th, 2016
Added a feature to see when the last successful activity for an account was made (will be used to automatically terminate inactive accounts).
Added stats to the 'Stats' page that show active user counts over various periods of time.
November 16th, 2016
Added 'Continuous uploading' option to the 'My Account' page.
November 12th, 2016
New accounts get a max account size of 250 MB instead of 1 GB (Existing accounts are not affected).
Added option to the 'My Account' page will automatically remove metadata on images as you upload them (JPG, JPEG, PNG).
October 29th, 2016
Significantly reduced the time it takes to delete files.
October 27th, 2016
Improved Google Chrome support.
Small CSS tweaks.
October 22nd & 23rd, 2016
Added the ability to create notes for your files on the File Management page.
Renamed the 'Site' toolbar category to 'Information'.
Moved 'Setup Instructions' to the 'Information' toolbar category.
October 21st, 2016
October 17th, 2016
Small Web-UI & CSS tweaks.
October 15th, 2016
Removed upload URL selection from the ShareX UI (thank you Jaex).
October 9th, 2016
Updated the internal 'Clean' script to work with the node-folder system.
Small Web-UI changes.
October 5th, 2016
Finished / polished node-folder system.
Added domain 'milkgames.pw'.
Added ability to choose what domain the upload API returns your file link with on the 'My Account' page.
October 3rd, 2016
Fixed 'Delete File' and 'Delete Selected' not deleting files from the new node-folders.
Increased the size of the checkboxes in File Management so they aren't so hard to click.
October 2nd, 2016
Added node-folders in preparation for multi-server support someday in the future.
Fixed 'Delete Account' not deleting files from the new node-folders.
September 21st, 2016
Fixed the stall at the end when using 'Delete Selected' and 'Delete Account'.
September 20th, 2016
Updated some of the website layout / CSS, particularly on the File Management page.
'Delete Account' can now handle large amounts of files.
'Delete Account' now reports progress of the delete.
Removed 'Delete All' function from file management page (Just do Select Inverse -> Delete selected).
File Management now sorts by files marked as important descending by upload date first, then the rest of the files also descending by upload date.
September 18th, 2016
Fixed the Web-UI URL changing to lobfile.com when using one of the full-mirror domains (like mugi.io).
September 15th, 2016
General code cleanup.
Added LobFile user count to stats page.
Made all delete operations a little faster.
'Delete Selected' now reports progress of the operation.
September 13th, 2016
Clicking the login button now remembers where you were when you left LobFile to sign in and sends you back where you were.
September 12th, 2016
Depreciated API v2.
Addition of max account sizes (API v2).
Max file upload size is now determined by the space available in your account (API v2).
Reduced the account API key length from 64 characters to 16 (To get a new short API key, go to 'My Account' and click 'Generate new API key').
September 11th, 2016
Select and delete multiple files at once via the File Management page (Still takes awhile, but should be much faster than before).
September 9th, 2016
Added the framework to select and delete multiple files at once on the File Management page (It takes a long time to execute at this stage, so be patient when deleting a large number of files).
August 21st, 2016
Added the 'Mark as Important' feature to the File Management page.
August 4th, 2016
Depreciated API v1.
Removed anonymous upload support from API v2.
Improved performance in API v2 (Filename generation & Filename collision checking).
Deleted all anonymous uploads from LobFile (5,435 files).
August 1st, 2016
Re-wrote the 'Setup Instructions' page and included webms.
July 24th, 2016
Improved some Web-UI elements.
July 22nd & 23rd, 2016
Improved API performance (API v2).
Removed anonymous upload support in (API v2+).
Removed anonymous upload support & updated the LobFile upload url to use the new v2 API in ShareX.
Moved the Web-UI based API resources into their own folder within '/resources/'.
Removed anonymous upload mentions from the Stats & FAQ pages.
Removed IP logging entirely & updated the FAQ page accordingly.
Changed file upload frequency limit to use the users API key instead of IP.
July 19th, 2016
Created this change log page.
Added a 'Delete Account' option to the 'My Account' page.
Added a 'Delete All' option to the File Management page if you have more than 1 file uploaded.
Improved session security.
Some front-end prep for anonymous usage removal.
Updated the login with Steam link image.