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5 Photo-Editing Plugins for WordPress

Posted on 11.24.2014

WordPress is one of the most popular content management systems (CMSs) in the world.

Every day, millions of websites rely on the CMS to help increase brand awareness and engage users with compelling content. Images are part of that digital equation, helping brands improve time on site, click-through rates and more. Editing images, however, is often met with trepidation. Luckily, there are WordPress plugins that make quick work of customizing and editing images for even non-designers. 


Using a custom image editor, Edik enables users to customize images with a variety of filters and tools. Users can edit an image's brightness, contrast, saturation and exposure among other elements to enhance its overall appearance.

Image Pro

Rarely is an image the exact right size for a Web page or article when it is uploaded. Image Pro enables users to resize their images to their exact specification for insertion into the project they are working on. Also, users can specify how they want the image aligned as well as add more information to the image with a quick caption.

Post Thumbnail Editor

It’s a proven fact that images increase engagement with online content. In fact, on Facebook Images on brand pages receive 87 percent of the pages total interaction. Thumbnails enable users to add small images in support of the content meant to help draw in consumers and website visitors and persuade them to engage with the content. Through the Post Thumbnail Editor users can crop and resize any image to become the perfect thumbnail.

EWWW Image Optimizer

Working in conjunction with the standard WordPress image editor, EWWW Image Optimizer takes images and reduces the size each file takes up on a server. Users can reduce the file size of not only still images, but also of animated GIFs.

DIYCWare Image Editor

With editing features like contrast and sepia, DIYCWare Image Editor provides a capable image editor designed specifically for printing and photography businesses. If users elect to purchase the Pro version they will receive additional image editor tools to tweak the hue and gray scale.

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