Facebook Cover Photo Ideas

Facebook Cover Photo Ideas: Over the previous couple of weeks on Harrys76, I have actually been focusing on the best ways to create an impressive, integrated, as well as (attempt I state) somewhat ingenious Facebook cover picture-- where the cover photo on top of your Facebook web page is in excellent positioning with your account image.

I've determined every angle, considered every interface element, as well as inevitably crafted a Photoshop theme you could utilize for your very own page. Right here's how:

Facebook Cover Photo Ideas

Action 1: Know the dimensions

If you currently have a general concept for the high-res, horizontal image you wish to make use of for the top of your Facebook web page, as well as you have actually obtained an account photo prepared to go-- and you simply intend to obtain to the theme-- you can avoid to the following step.

However if you're interested in the precise dimensions of the leading photo on an individual Facebook web page, after that I encourage you to enjoy Harrys76: The most recent and best 2017 Facebook image specs, listed below.

In this complimentary movie, I evaluate not just the dimensions, the switch and also interface settings, as well as the communication of the photos; I additionally think about things like how large your cover photo documents can be (response: 2048 x 758 pixels) so that it looks as great as possible in your timeline, too.

With the dimensions in this photo, you can dish out maximum high quality in your stream as well as Facebook will reduce them to the anticipated 828 x 315 pixels to present at the top of your web page. Minimum dimension of 399 x 250 pixels.

Step 2: Make use of the layout

Download the Facebook cover image theme here. Use it to line up then extract perfectly incorporate photos. Creating the perfect Facebook cover picture 2017, below, I reveal my foolproof, smart object-laden Photoshop layout for developing your cover photo (and also your itinerant, integrated account picture).

Once you get things the way you desire them, the layout has the masks/alpha networks you'll need to conserve out each item for optimum interplay. You'll draw out a cover picture at optimal resolution, yet at the proper percentages to serve at the top of your web page.

You'll capture the necessary history from the cover picture inside your account image to ensure that both look normally incorporated in the ultimate discussion.

You can even adjust the mask on the profile image to make sure that just part of the history reveals through.

Action 3: "Expand" your profile image.

Ultimately, in the final episode, Harrys76: Expanding your Facebook profile pic into your cover photo, I reveal you just how I launched my inner tree-man character from the square confines of the assigned account photo location, and permitted his shoulders (and also hand) to flow over right into my cover picture.