Alibaba Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN) allows you to crop images based on a specified size. This topic describes how to crop images and provides examples.

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Parameters

Set the action to crop.

The following table describes the parameters.
Note If one of the preceding parameters is set to a negative value, the image remains in its original size.
Parameter Description Valid value
w The width of the cropped area. The default value is 0. The total pixels of the cropped area cannot exceed 16,777,216 pixels.
h The height of the cropped area.
x The X coordinate of the cropped area. The default value is the X coordinate of the upper-left corner of the image.
y The Y coordinate of the cropped area. The default value is the Y coordinate of the upper-left corner of the image.
g The position of the area to be cropped in a 3 by 3 grid. The image is located in a 3 by 3 grid, which has 9 tiles. Each tile is positioned by its upper-left corner.
  • nw: the upper-left tile
  • north: the upper-center tile
  • ne: the upper-right tile
  • west: the center-left tile
  • center: the center tile
  • east: the center-right tile
  • sw: the lower-left tile
  • south: the lower-center tile
  • se: the lower-right tile
For more information, see the following figure that shows the position of each tile in a 3 by 3 grid.
The following figure shows the position of each tile in a 3 by 3 grid. Crop images

Examples

The following table describes how to crop images.
Feature Description Example
Cropping in a circle shape You can specify the radius of a circle to crop an image. The radius can be at most half the length of the shorter side of the base image.
image_process=circle,200
Cropping in a 3 by 3 grid An image can be represented by a 3 by 3 grid. You can specify the position of the tile in the grid that you want to crop.
image_process=crop,w_200,h_200,g_se
Cropping based on an X and Y coordinate You can specify the X coordinate, y coordinate, width, and height to crop an image. The X and Y coordinate represents the lower-left corner of the cropped area. The width and height specify the size of the cropped area.
image_process=crop,x_10,y_10,w_400,h_200
Centered cropping You can specify the width and height to crop equally on all four sides at a time.
image_process=crop,mid,w_400,h_200