Editing IPTC Metadata

Prerequisites and Setup

  • Any Media Library Organizer Pro license

Overview

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

Edit IPTC Metadata: List View

In the WordPress Administration interface:

  • Click on Media in the WordPress Administration Menu
    WordPress Admin Menu: Media
  • Click the List Icon
    Media Library: List View
  • Click on the image in the list view
    Media Library Organizer: Duplicate: List View

On the edit screen, the following IPTC attributes can be edited:
Media Library Organizer Pro: IPTC: Edit

The below table contains the fields supported by Media Library Organizer Pro.  Links go to each field in the IPTC Photo Metadata Standard 2019.1, and the IIM and XMP information is for those more familiar with the technical metadata.

Fields not listed here that are listed in the IPTC Photo Metadata Standard 2019.1 will be added to future updates, per the Roadmap.

 

Field IIM XMP Notes
City (legacy) 2 3 4
Copyright Notice 2 3 Displayed by Google in Google Image searches as the Copyright Notice
Country (legacy) 2 3 4
Country Code (legacy) 2 3 4
Creator 2 3 Displayed by Google in Google Image searches as the Creator
Creator’s Job Title 2 3 4
Credit Line 2 3 Displayed by Google in Google Image searches as the Credit Line
Date Created 2 3 4
Description 2 3 4
Description Writer 2 3 4
Headline 2 3 4
Instructions 2 3 4
Intellectual Genre Line 2 3 4
Job ID 2 3 4
Keywords 2 3 4
Province or State (legacy) 2 3 4
Rights Usage of Terms 2 3 4
Source 2 3 4
Subject Code 2 3 4
Sublocation (legacy) 2 3 4
Title 2 3 4
Contact Information: Address 2 3 4
Contact Information: City 2 3 4
Contact Information: Country 2 3 4
Contact Information: Email 2 3 4
Contact Information: Postal Code 2 3 4
Contact Information: State/Province 2 3 4
Contact Information: URL 2 3 4
Copyright Owner: URL 2 3 4
Copyright Owner: Name 2 3 4
Image Creator: URL 2 3 4
Image Creator: Name 2 3 4
Licensor: ID 2 3 4
Licensor: Name 2 3 Displayed by Google in Google Image searches as the Licensor Name. Used in conjunction with the Licensor URL, will display “Get this image on”
Licensor: URL 2 3 Displayed by Google in Google Image searches as the Licensor URL. Used in conjunction with the Licensor Name, will display “Get this image on”
Web Statement of Rights / Copyright Info URL 2 3 Displayed by Google in Google Image searches as the Web Statement of Rights. Displays a Licensable badge
Don’t see all of the above fields? You may need to enable them in the Settings.

Click Update when done.

Edit IPTC Metadata: List View: Quick Edit

To quick edit IPTC metadata for a single image in the List View, refer to the Quick Edit: List View Documentation.

Edit IPTC Metadata: List View: Bulk Edit

To quick edit IPTC metadata for a single image in the List View, refer to the Bulk Edit: List View Documentation.

Edit IPTC Metadata: Grid View

In the WordPress Administration interface:

  • Click on Media in the WordPress Administration Menu
    WordPress Admin Menu: Media
  • Click the Grid Icon
    Media Library: Grid View
  • Click on the image in the grid

On the edit screen, update the IPTC attributes:
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As soon as you tab out of an IPTC field, it will be saved to the image.  There’s no need to click Save.