Create transformation presets (video tutorial)

Last updated: May-08-2024


Within the Cloudinary Console, you can create transformation templates (previously known as transformation presets). These allow your team to apply approved complex crops, optimizations and artistic details to your assets, all with one click and in real time. Let’s show you how to set them up.

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Tutorial contents

This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.

Access the transformation editor

Jump to this spot in the video  1:01 Log into your Cloudinary Console. Select your Media Library by accessing it from the top navigation. Hover over the image you want to transform and select its Edit icon.

Develop a transformation

Jump to this spot in the video  1:21 Begin developing your transformation with the transformation editor.

Convert the transformation to a named transformation

Take your transformation and turn it into a named transformation, which will combine all the transformation parameters together.

Jump to this spot in the video  2:32 Step 1: Go to the Transformations section, then click the Dynamic Transformations tab.
Jump to this spot in the video  2:39 Step 2: Find your transformation from the list, then select its Edit icon.
Jump to this spot in the video  2:45 Step 3: Select the Save As button. This should open up a pop-up window where you can enter your desired name for the transformation.
Jump to this spot in the video  2:54 Step 4: Find the transformation as a named transformation, located in the Transformations section's Named Transformations tab.

Turn the named transformation into a transformation templates

Jump to this spot in the video  3:05 Click onto your named transformation, then flip its Show in templates option on.
Jump to this spot in the video  3:27 Find the named transformation in your asset's Manage section and easily apply the preset with the available options.

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