Full Guide to the NEW Midjourney Website

Future Tech Pilot
12 Feb 202413:22

TLDRThe video script introduces viewers to Mid Journey's new website, now accessible to users who have created over 1,000 images. It guides them through accessing the site via Discord, using the alpha website, and its various features such as image creation, gallery viewing, and smart folder creation. The script emphasizes the website's alpha status, the potential for feedback-driven improvements, and the benefits of using the website over Discord, including a more accessible format and powerful image manipulation tools. It also highlights the community aspect of the platform, where users can rate images for rewards and contribute to the development of the AI system.

Takeaways

  • 🌐 Mid Journey's new website is now accessible to users who have created over 1,000 images.
  • πŸ”— Access the website through the Mid Journey Discord by typing 'forward slin' in a public room to check your eligibility.
  • 🎨 The website (alpha.MidJourney.com) offers a new interface for creating images with a variety of parameters and options.
  • πŸ–ΌοΈ Users can change the image size, aspect ratio, and aesthetic options like stylization, weirdness, and variety.
  • πŸ”„ The website is in Alpha, meaning features and functionalities are subject to change based on user feedback.
  • πŸ› οΈ The create page displays a user's Discord images, but creations on the website won't appear on Discord.
  • 🎨 Improved image editing options include subtle and strong variations, upscales, and the ability to use images as prompts.
  • πŸ“ The gallery feature offers advanced organization and filtering options, including smart folders for easy image categorization.
  • πŸ” The search tab allows users to find images based on prompts, dates, and various other criteria.
  • 🌟 The explore page showcases random, hottest, and top images, as well as allows searching through all Mid Journey creations.
  • πŸ† Users can rate images, and the top 2,000 raters daily receive a free GPU fast hour for their contributions.

Q & A

  • How can one access the new Mid Journey website?

    -To access the new Mid Journey website, users need to be part of the Mid Journey Discord and have created over 1,000 images. They should go to a public room in Discord, type 'forward slin', which will bring up their lifetime usage. If they meet the image creation threshold, new channels like Alpha Testing or super user clubs will become available to them.

  • What is the URL for the Mid Journey alpha website?

    -The URL for the Mid Journey alpha website is alpha.midjourney.com. Users are required to sign in with their Discord account to access the website.

  • How does the new prompt box feature on the Mid Journey website differ from the one on Discord?

    -On the Mid Journey website, the prompt box is located at the top of the page instead of the bottom, as it is on Discord. This change is part of the redesigned workflow on the website.

  • What are the new features available for image size and aspect ratio on the website compared to Discord?

    -The website introduces a dropdown menu that allows users to change the image size and aspect ratio, including options like portrait, square, and landscape. There is also a slider for adjusting the aspect ratio manually, such as 16x9 or 5x1.

  • What are 'aesthetic options' on the Mid Journey website and how do they work?

    -Aesthetic options on the website include parameters like stylization, weirdness, and variety, which were previously referred to as the chaos value. These options can be adjusted to influence the style and randomness of the generated images.

  • How can users switch between different Mid Journey models on the website?

    -Users can choose between different Mid Journey models, including standard or raw versions, and various versions from 1 to 5.15. This selection can be made from a dropdown menu on the website's creation page.

  • What is the purpose of the 'stealth' feature on the Mid Journey website?

    -The 'stealth' feature allows users to run their creations privately. Users who pay for the stealth plan can choose to have their images remain unpublished by default, providing an extra layer of privacy.

  • How does the gallery on the Mid Journey website differ from the images stored on Discord?

    -The gallery on the Mid Journey website includes more options for organization and viewing. While images created on the website do not appear on Discord, images from Discord do populate the create page on the website.

  • What are 'smart folders' on the Mid Journey website and how do they work?

    -Smart folders are automatically updating folders on the Mid Journey website that sort images based on user-defined search terms. Any new images matching those terms will be automatically added to the folder, but users cannot manually add or remove images from smart folders.

  • How can users rate images on the Mid Journey website and what are the benefits?

    -Users can rate images on the Mid Journey website by selecting the image they prefer from a pair presented to them. The top 2,000 people who rate images over one day receive one free GPU fast hour, which allows them to run 60 free prompts on Mid Journey.

  • What is the timeline scrubber feature on the Mid Journey website and how does it enhance the search experience?

    -The timeline scrubber is a feature on the Mid Journey website that allows users to quickly navigate through their image gallery by date. It provides visual markers for different years, making it easier to find images created on specific dates.

Outlines

00:00

🌐 Introduction to Mid Journey's New Website

The paragraph introduces the new website for Mid Journey, a platform for creating images. It explains that the website is accessible to users who have created over 1,000 images. The speaker guides the audience on how to access the website through the Mid Journey Discord, where they can check their lifetime usage and gain access to new channels like Alpha Testing and super user clubs. The speaker then demonstrates the website's features, such as changing the mode from light to dark, and creating an image with specific parameters. The workflow changes are highlighted, especially the use of a dropdown menu for parameters and the introduction of a new slider for aspect ratio. The speaker also mentions that the website is in Alpha and subject to change based on user feedback.

05:00

🎨 Exploring Creation and Editing Options

This paragraph delves into the detailed process of creating and editing images on the Mid Journey website. It covers the new layout of the prompt box, the addition of a dropdown menu for parameters, and the ability to change image size and aspect ratio. The speaker discusses the aesthetic options, including stylization, weirdness, and variety, and notes that these are subject to change as the website is in Alpha. The paragraph also highlights the ability to adjust the chaos value and choose different models and modes for creating images. The speaker emphasizes the convenience of the website's format compared to Discord and demonstrates the use of various tools like the rectangle selection and the lasto selection tool.

10:01

πŸ“Έ Gallery Management and Smart Folders

The speaker discusses the gallery management features of the Mid Journey website, including the archive tab and the various view options available. The paragraph explains how users can sort and filter their images based on ratings, version, and other criteria. A significant focus is on the smart folders feature, which automatically categorizes images based on search terms. The speaker also mentions the search tab, which allows users to find images based on prompts or dates. The timeline scrubber is highlighted as a useful tool for navigating through images from specific dates. The paragraph concludes with a mention of the rate images tab, where users can rate images and potentially earn free GPU fast hours.

πŸ” Discovering the Explore Page and Community Interaction

The final paragraph focuses on the explore page of the Mid Journey website, which allows users to view and interact with images created by the community. The speaker explains the different categories of images available, such as random, hottest, top, and liked images. The ease of using these images as prompts or for inspiration is demonstrated. The paragraph also covers the search functionality on the explore page, enabling users to find all images related to a specific prompt. The speaker emphasizes the community aspect of the platform, where users can rate images and contribute to the improvement of the system. The paragraph concludes with a reminder that the website is still in Alpha and subject to change, and encourages users to provide feedback.

Mindmap

Keywords

πŸ’‘Mid Journey

Mid Journey refers to a platform or website that is focused on image creation and manipulation. In the context of the video, it is a service that has recently opened access to users who have created over 1,000 images. It is the central theme around which the video's tutorial and explanations revolve.

πŸ’‘Discord

Discord is a communication platform where users can interact through text, voice, and video. In the video, it is mentioned as a place where users can access Mid Journey's services and is used to demonstrate how to unlock additional features on the Mid Journey website.

πŸ’‘Alpha Testing

Alpha Testing is a phase in software development where internal or invited users test the application for bugs and usability issues. In the video, it refers to the stage of development that the Mid Journey website is in, indicating that users can expect changes and improvements based on their feedback.

πŸ’‘Aesthetic Options

Aesthetic Options refer to the stylistic and visual settings that users can adjust to alter the appearance and feel of the images they create. In the video, these options include parameters like stylization, weirdness, and variety, which can be manipulated to achieve different visual outcomes.

πŸ’‘Aspect Ratio

Aspect Ratio is the relationship between the width and height of an image or screen. It is a crucial parameter in image creation and editing that affects how an image is displayed and perceived. In the video, aspect ratio can be adjusted to create images of different shapes and sizes.

πŸ’‘Model Selection

Model Selection refers to the process of choosing a specific algorithm or version of the AI used for generating images. In the context of the video, users can select between different versions of the Mid Journey AI, such as version 5.2, 5.15, or even the original version one.

πŸ’‘Stealth Mode

Stealth Mode, in the context of the Mid Journey platform, refers to a feature that allows users to keep their images unpublished by default, providing a level of privacy and control over what others can see. Users with a paid plan can choose to turn this feature on or off.

πŸ’‘Create Page

The Create Page is a section of the Mid Journey website where users go to generate new images. It is where users input their prompts, adjust parameters, and initiate the image creation process. It is a key component of the user experience on the platform.

πŸ’‘Gallery

The Gallery refers to the collection of images that a user has created or interacted with on the Mid Journey platform. It serves as a personal archive where users can view, organize, and manage their images.

πŸ’‘Smart Folders

Smart Folders are automatically organizing folders that categorize images based on specific search terms or criteria set by the user. They make it easier for users to find and manage images by grouping them according to shared attributes or tags.

πŸ’‘Explore Page

The Explore Page on the Mid Journey website is a feature that allows users to discover and interact with images created by others. It provides various viewing options, such as random images, top images, and user-liked images, facilitating community engagement and inspiration.

πŸ’‘Rate Images

Rate Images is a feature on the Mid Journey website where users can evaluate and select images they like better between pairs presented to them. This process contributes to the platform's content curation and can reward active participants with benefits, such as free GPU fast hours.

Highlights

Mid Journey's new website is now open to users who have created over 1,000 images.

Access to the website is through the Mid Journey Discord by typing 'forward slin' in a public room.

Lifetime usage and new channels like Alpha Testing and super user clubs become available after syncing progress with Mid Journey.

The alpha website can be found at alpha.MidJourney.com and requires signing in with a Discord account.

The new homepage offers a button to switch between light and dark mode.

The prompt box has moved to the top of the page and offers the same parameter inputs as on Discord.

A new dropdown menu provides access to all necessary parameters for creating images.

The aspect ratio slider allows for customization beyond the standard 2x1 landscape.

Aesthetic options include stylization, weirdness, and variety, but are subject to change as the website is in Alpha.

The create page will be populated with Discord images, but creations on the website will not appear on Discord.

The website offers a more accessible format for selecting subtle and strong generations of images.

Users can remix images using subtle and strong options immediately.

The ability to adjust aspect ratio and placement of an image is a powerful feature not found on Discord.

Permutations in prompts will create all possible options without confirmation.

The gallery can be found under the archive tab and offers more options for organization and viewing.

Filters allow sorting by ratings, image types, sizes, versions, and more.

Smart folders can be created to automatically categorize images based on search terms.

The explore page lets users view random, hottest, top, and liked images created by the community.

The search tab allows finding any image from the gallery based on prompts.

The rate images tab offers a chance to earn free GPU fast hours by rating images.