Many people use the scaled image for thumbnail image. Instead of that croping image the proper size and showing that is nice. Crop Uploaded image without plugin is supported by wordpress itself so do not use any third-party plugin for this.

crop uploaded image in wordpress

You can use the following code in your functions.php file:

// Standard Size Thumbnail
if(false === get_option("thumbnail_crop")) {
 add_option("thumbnail_crop", "1"); }
 else {
 update_option("thumbnail_crop", "1");

// Medium Size Thumbnail
if(false === get_option("medium_crop")) {
 add_option("medium_crop", "1"); }
 else {
 update_option("medium_crop", "1");

// Large Size Thumbnail
if(false === get_option("large_crop")) {
 add_option("large_crop", "1"); }
 else {
 update_option("large_crop", "1");
crop uploaded image in wordpress without plugin

crop uploaded image in wordpress without plugin

Written by Purab Kharat

I Purab am from India, Pune. I am WordPress and Drupal Architect and consultant. I worked on many technologies like Ruby on Rails, Flex, PHP, jQuery etc... Senior Technical Lead at Smartsourcing Global Pvt Ltd in Princeton, NJ, USA.I contributed to many wordpress plugins and Drupal Modules. I contributed to Drupal core also.Connect to purab on LinkedIn or Follow @purab on Twitter or Follow me on Google+ or Write Mail to or Chat with me on Skype : purabdk

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