Editing photos can be troublesome. And let’s be honest, nobody likes to spend time editing and re-uploading photos to WordPress. It’s cumbersome work.
By using the media editing feature of WordPress, though, you can edit photos that have already been uploaded to WordPress without having to re-upload them. To edit an uploaded photo:
Click Scale Image in the top box. Enter the desired dimensions and click Scale. Images should only be scaled to a smaller size. Otherwise the image will become blurry.
Enter the cropping dimensions in the box called Image Crop. Click and drag your curser over the photo to select the part of the image you would like to crop. For more precise cropping, you can use these shortcuts:
Simply click on the buttons above the image. You have four options:
When you are making all of your edits, click Update Media. You will now have the perfectly-sized image to complement your blog post or page.