How to Crop an Image in WordPress

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Image plays a very important role in our website. But sometimes images don’t fit accordingly in the section where we want to insert it. Leaving the editor and then cropping the image may seem troublesome. 

But if you know the process, you can crop your image directly in the WordPress editor. It’s very easy to crop an image in WordPerss. This guide shows you the process of cropping an image. 

Let’s start.

Cropping an Image in WordPress

Here, the whole process is shown step by step. Make sure you follow all the steps and then try for yourself. 

Step 1: Insert Image Block

First, insert the image block to add an image. Click on the Add block (‘+’) button and search for the ‘image’ block. 

Insert the block by clicking on it. 

Step 2: Insert an Image

You can insert an image by dragging it into the block or upload one by clicking on the Upload button. 

If you have any existing images, then you can also take the help of the Media Library.

Click on the media library and choose your image.

Step 3: Crop Image in WordPress

Click on your image and select the ‘crop’ option from the toolbar above. 

You can zoom in or zoom out by using the zoom button, or you can scroll your wheel to do that. 

You can also crop your image by using the aspect ratio option. 

To do that first, select an aspect ratio first and then zoom in or zoom out. 

When you are done, cropping the image, don’t forget to hit the Apply button. 

Final Words

Isn’t the whole process easy? You can learn more awesome WordPress how-to’s from the blog section. If you liked the post, don’t forget to share it with your friends and leave your thoughts in the comment box below.

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