Change Log

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 (Marked as 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 (support@lobfile.com or admin@lobfile.com).
  • 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).
  • Created a Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
  • 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
  • Small Web-UI, CSS, and JavaScript tweaks.


    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.