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Social Media Header, Banner and Cover Image Sizes

Ever wondered what the exact pixel sizes are for your social media platform images? We have compiled a short list of the main platforms used including, Twitter Header, Facebook cover, Youtube channel art & profile images, along with their required dimensions and rules you will need to apply to make them mobile & device friendly.
 

WHAT’S THE BEST FACEBOOK BANNER IMAGE SIZE?

RECOMMENDED SIZE:

820 x 461px

This size allows you to position it on your Facebook page and means nothing will be cropped off the edges when viewed on a mobile device

Rules: Any text or images should be within 828 x 312px mobile & device friendly

OR;

828 x 315px

WHAT’S THE BEST FACEBOOK PROFILE IMAGE SIZE?

800 x 800px (Shrink to fit using the slider on Facebook)

WHAT’S THE BEST FACEBOOK POST IMAGE SIZE?

940 x 788px

FACEBOOK POST WITH WEB LINK IMAGE:

1200 x 628px

FACEBOOK CAROUSEL IMAGE:

1080 x 1080px

FACEBOOK ADVERTISING TEXT RULES ON IMAGES:

If you want to advertise on Facebook you need to familiarize yourself with the Facebook text rules.  Facebook strictly regulate the amount of text allowed on any of your Facebook images that you wish to advertise, including rules which they like you to apply when designing your images. They also have a handy tool to help you discover if your image will approved for advertising and will give you hints and tips.

WHAT’S THE BEST SIZE FOR A TWITTER BANNER IMAGE?

 
 

1500 x 500px
Rules: Stick to the safe zone when designing your banner to avoid your text or key parts of your image being chopped off.

WHAT’S THE BEST TWITTER PROFILE IMAGE SIZE?

400 x 400px

TWITTER POST IMAGE:

1024 x 512px

WHAT’S THE BEST SIZE FOR YOUTUBE CHANNEL ART?

 
 

2560 x 1440
Rules: stick to safe zone for text & images – 1546 x 423. Be sure to read through their support page before designing your channel art.

YOUTUBE PROFILE IMAGE:

800 x 800px

WHAT’S THE BEST INSTAGRAM PROFILE IMAGE SIZE?

110 x 110px

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