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How to Fix Flipped or Upside Down Images in WordPress

by Waseem Abbas on August 17, 2017

Do you want to fix the common image issues on your site? Sometimes when you upload photos in WordPress, they appear sideways or rotated. In this tutorial, we will share how to fix flipped or upside down images in WordPress.

Since a lot of our users shared that they are facing WordPress image rotation issues, we thought to explain the simple steps to solve the problems you face with uploading sideways or rotated photos in WordPress.

To fix flipped or upside down images, you’ll need to follow these 3 steps:

  • Step 1. Install and activate the Image Rotation Fixer plugin
  • Step 2. Install and activate the iOS Image Fixer plugin
  • Step 3. Go to iOS Images Fixer settings to fix all images

Ready to get started? Let’s go!

Step 1: Install and Activate the Image Rotation Fixer Plugin

The first thing you need to do is install and activate Image Rotation Fixer plugin on your WordPress admin backend.

Image Rotation Fixer Plugin

To learn more about the installation, you should check out this guide on how to install a plugin in WordPress.

Once activated, this plugin will fix the image rotation in WordPress automatically, and you don’t need to change or edit any settings.

Step 2: Install and Activate the iOS Image Fixer Plugin

In case, if you are still seeing a few WordPress images rotated, then the next plugin you need to install and activate is iOS Image Fixer.

iOS Images Fixer Plugin

Upon activation, it will work with ImageMagik and GD extensions, so the plugin helps in fixing the Exif metadata of your photos.

Step 3: Go to iOS Images Fixer Settings to Fix all Images

You need to go to Media » Fix iOS images and hit the Fix All iOS-broken button.

Fix iOS Images Button

After it fixes all the images on your site, it will show a message that you don’t have any broken images.

That’s all. We hope this tutorial has helped you to learn how to fix flipped or upside down images in WordPress. You may also want to check out our guide on how to fix the image desaturation issue in WordPress with Adobe Photoshop. In case, your images are not ranking in search engines, you should check this ultimage WordPress SEO guide for beginners.

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Waseem Abbas is a content writer for SoliloquyWP and Envira Gallery.

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