How to Create a Cloudinary Image Transformation

Table of Contents

  • Create a Cloudinary Image Transformation
  • Image Uploading
  • Image Transformation Parameters

Learn how to mold and manipulate the design of your images using parameters to create your own unique design system.

Creating an Image Transformation with Cloudinary

Create a Cloudinary Transformation in this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to create a new transformation preset.

Image Uploading

  1. Login to your Cloudinary Dashboard.
  2. Select Media Library.
  3. Click Upload Button.

Image Width Parameters

Use these parameters to manipulate your image in a single upload.

  • Width
  • Height
  • Crop
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Gravity
  • Zoom
  • X-axis
  • Y-axis
  • Format
  • Fetch Format
  • Quality
  • Radius
  • Angle
  • Effect
  • Opacity
  • Border
  • Overlay
  • Underlay
  • Default Image
  • Delay
  • Color Space
  • DPR (Direct Aspect Ratio)
  • Page
  • Density
  • Flags
  • Raw Transformation
  • Transformation
  • Arithmetic Operators
  • If
  • Variable

Image Presets & Manipulation

  • Click the Ellipses – Manage.
  • For our example we are creating a preset for an article on LinkedIn, and we will only edit some basic image features:

    • Size: 1200Wx675L
    • Scale: Artistic Filter
    • Filter: Frost
    • Change the aspect Ratio: 16:9
    • DPR (device Pixel Ratio): 2.0 Pixel
  • Select Transformation.
  • Create a new transformation.
  • Save As: Preset name.
  • Add to presets.

    1. Select Media Library.
    2. Choose New Preset.
    3. Copy URL Paper Clip or download it.

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