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A GIF is worth 225,000 words: Search GIPHY from Deploy Previews

You’ve just clicked on your colleague’s Deploy Preview.

:white_check_mark: Feature works as expected.
:white_check_mark: Looks good in dark mode.
:white_check_mark: Layout adapts under responsive breakpoints.

:netlisparkles: Magnifique. :ok_hand: :netlisparkles:

You want to leave some praise on the corresponding pull request – without needing to wade through your open browser tabs to find it – so you pop open the Netlify Drawer.

Behold, all the context and comments from the PR are synced and displayed inline. Huzzah! :tada: :trumpet: :partying_face:

But what feedback will you leave? How can you ever conjure up the words to express your sincere gratitude for your coworker’s proposed diff? :face_with_monocle:

Enter GIPHY. Clicking on the new GIF button in the textarea toolbar opens a popover that lets you search for GIFs and stickers on GIPHY. Clicking on a GIF inserts the markdown at your text cursor’s position. When you’re ready to click the Comment button, your work of art gets saved on the pull request.

So you search. You view today’s trending GIFs. You scroll through some stickers with transparent backgrounds. At last, you’ve found it. The perfect GIF to summarize your profound approval:


A picture is worth 1000 words. GIFs are usually 15fps, and the maximum length of a GIF on GIPHY is 15 seconds. 1000 * 15 * 15 = 225,000.