Facebook Cover Photo Guide

Facebook Cover Photo Guide: Over the previous few weeks on Harrys76, I've been concentrating on how you can create a flawless, incorporated, and (dare I state) a little innovative Facebook cover picture-- where the cover picture at the top of your Facebook web page remains in excellent alignment with your account photo.

I have actually determined every angle, considered every user interface component, and inevitably crafted a Photoshop theme you could utilize for your very own web page. Below's exactly how:

Facebook Cover Photo Guide

Action 1: Know the measurements

If you already have a general concept for the high-res, straight image you want to use for the top of your Facebook web page, and you've got a profile image ready to go-- as well as you simply intend to reach the theme-- you can miss to the following step.

Yet if you want the specific measurements of the top picture on a personal Facebook page, after that I motivate you to watch Harrys76: The most recent and also best 2017 Facebook image requirements, listed below.

In this complimentary movie, I review not just the dimensions, the switch and also user interface placements, as well as the communication of the photos; I also consider points like how large your cover photo file can be (solution: 2048 x 758 pixels) to make sure that it looks just as good as possible in your timeline, too.

With the measurements in this image, you can dish out maximum top quality in your stream as well as Facebook will certainly shrink them to the expected 828 x 315 pixels to offer on top of your web page. Minimum dimension of 399 x 250 pixels.

Step 2: Use the template

Download the Facebook cover image layout right here. Utilize it to straighten then essence perfectly integrate images. Creating the perfect Facebook cover picture 2017, below, I disclose my foolproof, smart object-laden Photoshop theme for producing your cover image (and also your itinerant, integrated account picture).

When you obtain things the method you want them, the layout has the masks/alpha channels you'll should conserve out each piece for ideal interplay. You'll extract a cover image at optimal resolution, however at the correct proportions to offer on top of your web page.

You'll catch the necessary history from the cover picture inside your account photo to ensure that both appearance normally incorporated in the ultimate discussion.

You could also change the mask on the account photo to ensure that just part of the background shows through.

Step 3: "Extend" your profile picture.

Lastly, in the last episode, Harrys76: Extending your Facebook profile picture into your cover photo, I reveal you exactly how I released my inner tree-man avatar from the square confines of the marked profile picture location, as well as permitted his shoulders (and hand) to flow over right into my cover photo.