Editing EXIF & IPTC Metadata

Requirements

Overview

EXIF and IPTC metadata can be created and edited to JPEG and TIFF images stored in WordPress’ Media Library in either of WordPress’ Media views.

Edit Media: List View

Assigning Media: List View

In the WordPress Administration interface:

  • Click on Media in the WordPress Administration Menu
  • Click on the List icon, towards the top of the screen

To edit the Media Categories for a Media Item, click on the Media Item
Assigning Media Categories: Edit Media

On the edit screen, the following EXIF and IPTC attributes can be edited:
Media Library Organizer: EXIF & IPTC Addon: Edit: List View

  • Camera Make
  • Camera Model
  • Created Date
  • Created Time
  • Author
  • Comments
  • Description
  • Title
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

To set the Latitude and Longitude based on an address:

  • Enter an address or zip/postal code in the Set Latitude and Longitude by City / Address form field
  • Click Set
  • After a few moments, the Latitude and Longitude fields will have their values updated to reflect the given City, Address or ZIP Code.
    Media Library Organizer: EXIF & IPTC Addon: Edit: Geocode

Click Update when done.

Edit Media: Grid View

Assigning Media: Grid View

In the WordPress Administration interface:

  • Click on Media in the WordPress Administration Menu
  • Click on the Grid icon, towards the top of the screen

To edit the Media Categories for a Media Item, click on the Media Item
Assigning Media Categories: Edit Media

On the edit screen, update the EXIF and IPTC attributes:
Media Library Organizer: EXIF & IPTC Addon: Edit: Grid View

To set the Latitude and Longitude based on an address:

  • Enter an address or zip/postal code in the Set Latitude and Longitude by City / Address form field
  • Click Set
  • After a few moments, the Latitude and Longitude fields will have their values updated to reflect the given City, Address or ZIP Code.
    Media Library Organizer: EXIF & IPTC Addon: Edit: Geocode

As soon as you tab out of an EXIF or IPTC field, it will be saved to the image.  There’s no need to click Save.