Image Orientation for Mobile Uploads in Elgg

In this article, I will give you a step by step guide on how to enable Image Orientation for Mobile Uploads in Elgg.


Image Orientation for Elgg allow you to change the Images taken with orientation aware devices such as smart phones may render unexpectedly by default. This plugin silently attempts to fix any rotated images during upload.

Getting Started

1. Download Image Orientation for Elgg

2. Upload and install the plugin in the mod folder of your elgg installation. For instructions on how to upload and install a plugin in elgg, read this article.

3. Sign into elgg as an Administrator. Go to the Administration Dashboard, and then go to menu “Configure -> Plugins” to activate the plugin uploaded:

menu configure plugins

activate plugin image

Note: This plugin starts automatically after activation.

4. And that’s it! With this plugin you can change the orientation of images uploaded from mobile devices.

example image

This concludes Image Orientation for Mobile Uploads in Elgg.

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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