Today I’ve got a tutorial for all you WordPress users. Have you ever uploaded a photo and end up with the worst looking thumbnail? It only shows the side of your face or part of the scene with nothing in it.
I feature related posts all over my site, so I like to make sure my thumbnails look good. Here’s how…
1. After uploading the photo click edit media (or if you’re editing older photos click on the image in your media library and look for edit image under the photo)
2. If you haven’t adjusted the thumbnail size settings then they will most likely be square. Put 1:1 in the aspect ratio box, then hold down the shift key while dragging your cursor over the image to select the portion you want in the thumbnail. You can then drag the select area exactly where you want it.
3. Click the crop button, select apply changes to thumbnail and save your image.
If you have a custom non-square thumbnail, drag your cursor over the image and then put your thumbnail size into the selection box to adjust the size.
Pretty simple, right??
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