When using Paperclip to save an attached image, how do I get & store the dimensions of the image? Best way is to create two fields to store the width & height and then just populate those fields when the image loads. (Other solutions, like reading it dynamically each, incur a lot of unnecessary disk activity.) Be sure to checkout some basic tutorials on Paperclip if you are unfamiliar with it generally. (see references below 1 2 3)
Step by step instructions.
1. create a new file at lib/paperclip_processors/thumbnail_with_dimensions.rb
2. Paste the contents of this gist into the newly created file: