WEBFI-WordPress-How to Crop, Rotate, Scale, and Flip Images in WordPress

WordPress has the power to edit your images in the back end to some extent. This is a limited editor for if you needed to edit on the go or if you have limited access to editing tools. In this video, we will show you how to crop, rotate, scale, and flip images in WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

First upload or find the image you want to work with and click edit.

This will bring up the editor which will let you scale, rotate, flip, and crop your image.



  • Martens Kolle on November 14, 2014

    That's right! Great stuff : ) Thanks : )

  • Stephanie Nordlund on April 8, 2015

    Any reason I can't scale my image..?

  • Anabelle Lima on May 3, 2015

    Thank you very much for this!

  • LaurenOLauren on June 26, 2015

    Im having a really hard time using wordpress. My pictures all keep going up the wrong direction and when I try to rotate them they dont rotate even though it says it has and sometimes like now it won't give me the option to rotate the pictures. Why is this happening.

  • Rain Awareness on October 22, 2015

    And what if I just copy/paste it on my post?

  • Matt Smith on July 20, 2016

    liked the basic image manipulation info…

  • Jay Wiener on August 6, 2016

    You packed a great deal of information into a 53-second video. Excellent!

  • Muhammad Monir Hosen on September 16, 2017

    All tutorial of WPBeginner are very good learning method

  • Mike Garcia on July 28, 2018

    How do you flip 250 images without having to go through each one at a time?

  • markmark123412341 on December 3, 2018

    Man! You’re real easy to understand. Thank you!

  • Fumio Tokutake on December 21, 2019

    Thanks! It works.

  • Z-REX on March 22, 2021

    Cheers for that

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