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Resizing a Single Image

If you’d like to do some minor photo resizing in WordPress, you can do so right in the editor.

It’s not as easy as drag and resize (in fact, I thought that used to be possible but doesn’t seem to work for me any longer), but you can use percentages and numbers to resize your image.

What happened to drag and resize? Maybe it’s my browser.

WordPress will do lots of automatic image resizing for you in the background. But if you’d like to just change around a single image, maybe align it differently, you have some tools at your disposal.

It's not too hard, just need to know where to go.

It’s not too hard, just need to know where to go.


3 Responses to Resizing a Single Image

  1. Paula Mc Cabe November 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm #

    Hi Bradley,

    I made my background image smaller but even though I hit the center button it is set to the left – any ideas?



    • Bradley Charbonneau November 11, 2013 at 8:51 pm #

      Hi Paula,
      Do you mean the background image of the entire site (e.g. Change the background image in WOO Canvas)? Or just an image in a post/page? If post/page, I always find the “center” image alignment a little unreliable. There might be other factors at play: maybe it is centered, but you’re in a narrow page content area? Maybe you have some sidebars? What page of your site on you on? Can you paste a link here?


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