How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?

Are you looking for Image editor online to crop images for WordPress blog ? Well, I would like to tell you that WordPress 3+ version has its own image editor which can be used to crop images, rescale images and resize images from the Dashboard Admin Panel.

WordPress Image Editor thumb How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?In this article we will learn, how to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image Editor. The Tutorial has been divided into two sections, one explains about cropping an image while other explains about resizing an image in WP Admin.

How to Crop Image in WordPress ?

Image Cropping tool in WordPress just makes it handy for to handle your huge 4000×2500 pixel digital camera snapshot. WordPress Crop tool allows you to select vital area in image and resize it automatically. To crop an image:

  • Login to WordPress Admin and Navigate to Dashboard > Media .
  • Select any existing image from media or you can also upload new image from computer. (Refer to screenshot below)
Select Edit image from media thumb How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?

Select Edit image from media (Click to Zoom)

  • Further it will open Edit Image media, and under the thumbnail image click the Edit Image button to open WordPress Image Editor. (Refer to screenshot below)
Select Edit image button thumb How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?

Select Edit image button (Click to Zoom)

  • Next you will see the Image Editor page, where cropping of images can be done. Refer to screenshot below.
Crop Image using WordPress Editor thumb How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?

Crop Image using WordPress Editor (Click to Zoom)

In the above screenshot you can simply Drag the selection on the image visible on left pane and click Update Media Button to apply changes, if you are not satisfied use Undo Button and crop image again.

(Note: Once the Media has been updated you can revert back.)

How to Resize Image in WordPress ?

Image resizing for blog is tough to fit image as per the size. But with WordPress everything is like easy, click a away.  With WordPress image editor you can rotate, flip and scale your image without any extra efforts. To resize an image:

  • Login to WordPress Admin and Navigate to Dashboard > Media .
  • Select any existing image from media or you can also upload new image from computer. (Refer to screenshot below)
Select Edit image from media thumb1 How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?

Select Edit image from media (Click to Zoom)

  • Further it will open Edit Image media, and under the thumbnail image click the Edit Image button to open WordPress Image Editor. (Refer to screenshot below)
Select Edit image button thumb1 How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?

Select Edit image button (Click to Zoom)

  • Next you will see the Image Editor page, where you can Resize and Rescale your Image using WP Image Editor. Refer to screenshot below.
Resize Image using WordPress Editor thumb How to crop image and resize image using WordPress Image editor ?

Resize Image using WordPress Editor (Click to Zoom)

In the above screenshot you can specify width height parameters on right pane and click Scale Button to apply changes, if you are not satisfied use Undo Button and rescale image again.

(Note: Once the Media has been updated you can revert back.)

We Are Done

Image editing is easy within WordPress and you don’t have to install plugins or use any Image Editor online, but use WordPress image editor. Share with us How did you like WordPress Image Editor ?

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