It’s time to tweet ! isn’t it ?
So in today’s article we are going to discuss Twitter Cover Photo Size 2015, It’s have been long time since twitter has introduced cover photo’s. To be true, Twitter Cover Photo area is quite big, and it is simply thrown into the face of user who is visiting your profile, So having good twitter cover photo is must.
In this article we will be discussing, twitter cover photo dimensions as well as a very easy way to design killer twitter cover photos online.
So lets get started
Twitter Cover Photo Size :
- Dimensions : Recommended Twitter Cover Photo Size is 1500 pixels by 500 pixels, which means the cover photo width should be 1500 PX and height should be 500 PX.
- But that’s not all twitter has responsive cover photo’s which means it re-size them, according to device, so your image will get cropped along corner, So twitter cover photo size recommended by most designers is 1500 PX by 421 PX.
- Twitter also applies compression to images , so it doesn’t matter what you do, you will always lose image quality, so it is recommended to use twitter cover photo , with less colors.
Tips For Twitter Cover Photo :
- Try to add Text, logo or picture in very center, to avoid them from being cropped.
- Twitter compresses images, so avoid to much colors on cover photo, as compression will lose quality of image.
How To Design Twitter Cover Photo Online :
If you have little bit knowledge about Photoshop or Adobe illustrator , you can design Twitter cover photo’s, or even you can design simple cover photo’s using MS Paint.
But wait, today i am going to show you, how you can create twitter cover photo’s for free and with help of just few clicks , you will have a killer twitter cover photo ready to roll.
So the free online application we are going to use for this purpose is known as , Canva.
Haven’t heard of it ! unlucky you =D , so if you haven’t heard of it, it means you don’t have canva’s free account, so first step is to simply create a free account and then login.
Now after logging in, inside dashboard you will see lot’s pre made templates like Facebook cover , social media etc here along the left side you will see more button simply click on it.
Now, in the bottom , you will see twitter header template, simply click on that.
And you are welcomed in beautiful canvas, where you can choose beautiful designs from pre made templates, or you can create your own design with help of few clicks, you can add text, shapes, backgrounds etc, or even you can buy stock images from with in canva, or upload your own image or logo for free on canva.
Best thing about canva is, it highlights the area, which are going to be cropped, when uploaded to twitter, as well as area, which will get hidden by twitter display picture, so canva only allows you to work with in areas, which are 100% safe, so in this way you will not waste your time adjusting image size later on.
I hope now you know, Twitter Cover Photo Size as well as How To design Twitter Cover Photos Online.
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