Size Of Facebook Cover Photo

We've spent an absurd quantity of time in current weeks identifying the excellent measurements for Facebook Group, Web Page as well as Size Of Facebook Cover Photo.

" Why don't you just Google it?" I hear you claim.

Well Googling it results in a mass of contradictory recommendations - mainly obsolete. Perfect photo sizes have actually altered over the years (obviously-- this is Facebook besides). As well as exactly what we have actually realised is a lot of these recommendations are much from optimum entering into 2018.


Size Of Facebook Cover Photo


FB cover picture dimensions: get up to an age of mobile and also video-first

The tl; dr variation: you now should be developing all cover images PageGroup as well as Account) at 1920px x 1080px.

As well as yes, we are totally aware that 1920px x 1080px is WAY further than the conventional letterbox dimension.

We social media sites supervisors spend far excessive time on desktop instead of making use of Facebook like our followers and also Group participants do-- i.e. on their mobiles/smartphones. So we produce on desktop, test on desktop and also often never see how awful our photos look on mobile or tablet.

Cover photos on mobile in our advised dimensions render completely. If you've just submitted the standard letterbox size you'll be missing out on a lot of smartphone real estate. That exact same picture will certainly be cropped (possibly badly) on tablet and desktop computer.

Our recommended 1920px x 1080px size is in fact a 16:9 element proportion. If you have actually invested whenever dealing with video, you'll know that this is the standard size for HD video clip. As well as of program you could now submit video as an option to a picture on your Facebook Web page (that alternative for Accounts as well as Teams is bound to be below at some point quickly-- slide shows on Pages is likewise presently in a very early roll-out).

The OLD shallow letterbox size (which you'll still see recommended by a whole lot of people) is:

Groups: 820 x 250 (we recommend you create this in 1920 x 1080).
Pages: 820 x 312 (we advise you create this in 1920 x 1080).
Personal Account: 851 x 315 (we suggest you create this in 1920 x 1080).
Yet for the reasons we explain below, it's a whole lot better to produce your picture in deeper 16:9 measurements:.

Universal recommended size for all all Facebook cover photos PageGroup and also Profile): 1920px x 1080px.


What about the resolution?

As well as this measurement modification we've gone with a high resolution suggestion because we are additionally thinking about the rise of greater res tools such as Retina Show-- you desire your cover pictures to look all crisp and also clear there as well do not you! 1920px x 1080px future proofs you somewhat as well as likewise covers off practically any type of other gadget presently on the marketplace.

On resolution Facebook does not aid when it says "Remember that your cover photo have to go to the very least 400 pixels broad and 150 pixels high". This is simply a minimum size and also in our experience we locate it way as well grainy as well as the suggestions gives no guidance on secure areas for text.

As long as it's not an insane dimension you won't be punished for publishing a nice large high res photo (this used to be the case with Facebook Groups where compression was used) but say goodbye to.

One word of caution, depending upon the display you utilize to view (i.e. non high res/retina display), you might locate the image a little unclear. We've try out JPG vs PNG as well as a selection of dimensions from 640x360 all the method to 1640x923. Now 820x461 frequently looks the sharpest on older screens however we 'd still advise 1920px x 1080px for ideal future proofing.


Just what are the drawbacks of this further Facebook cover picture?

The benefit is a charming deep photo to play with that renders in all its deepness on mobile. However on tablet computers as well as desktop computer it gets cut quite significantly as our chopping graphic below programs.

These deep measurements give the most effective view on mobile as it uses the whole image as well as gives you the biggest area feasible for the photo on the native app. It likewise provides you a larger location for any message that Facebook itself positions on top of the image in some scenarios.

As you do not have an alternative to submit different variations for mobile vs desktop computer rendering you should be super-aware of where your image will get cropped on various devices. Keep text to the safe area and also make sure that nothing else aware looks strange when savagely cropped.

Sight dimensions for Facebook Groups, Pages as well as Profiles

If you typically aren't geeked out sufficient currently we thought we would certainly share just how the different pictures really emerge on different gadgets.

Facebook Group cover picture dimensions:.

-Overall - 820px x 461px
-Mobile - 640px x 360px
-Tablet - 820px x 303px
-Desktop - 820px x 332px (1640px x 664px Retina Display)

For all the above create your photo as 1920px x 1080px.

Facebook Web page cover picture dimensions:.

-Overall - 820px x 461px
-Mobile - 640px x 360px
-Tablet - 820px x 391px
-Desktop - 820px x 312px (1640px x 624px Retina Display)

For all the above develop your photo as 1920px x 1080px.

Facebook Account cover image dimensions:.

-Overall - 851px x 479px
-Mobile - 640px x 360px
-Tablet - 851px x 406px
-Desktop - 851px x 315px (1702px x 630px Retina Display)

For all the above develop your picture as 1920px x 1080px.

As well as (additional geekery) realize that what you see will also vary on which browser/app versions you are using. Facebook treats each of these three versions in different ways:.

- Tablet computer internet browser and desktop computer internet browser (eg Safari/Chrome).
- Cellphone web browser and tablet indigenous Facebook app.
- Ultimately the native Facebook phone application.

Plus (as well as here we actually are with Alice down the rabbit opening) the photo is after that cropped differently depending upon where it surfaces-- eg as a suggested Group vs on the Group's residence url.