Facebook Coverphoto

Facebook Coverphoto: Over the past few weeks on Harrys76, I have actually been concentrating on the best ways to create a remarkable, integrated, and (dare I claim) somewhat inventive Facebook cover image-- in which the cover picture on top of your Facebook page is in ideal alignment with your account photo.

I've determined every angle, taken into consideration every interface element, and ultimately crafted a Photoshop theme you could utilize for your very own web page. Right here's just how:

Facebook Coverphoto

Action 1: Know the measurements

If you currently have a basic concept for the high-res, straight image you wish to use for the top of your Facebook web page, and also you have actually obtained a profile picture ready to go-- and you just desire to reach the design template-- you could miss to the next step.

Yet if you have an interest in the exact measurements of the top photo on an individual Facebook web page, after that I urge you to see Harrys76: The most up to date and also biggest 2017 Facebook photo specifications, below.

In this cost-free motion picture, I evaluate not only the dimensions, the switch as well as user interface settings, and also the interaction of the pictures; I likewise think about things like exactly how big your cover picture data can be (answer: 2048 x 758 pixels) so that it looks like possible in your timeline, too.

With the measurements in this image, you can provide optimal quality in your stream and Facebook will diminish them to the anticipated 828 x 315 pixels to offer on top of your web page. Minimum dimension of 399 x 250 pixels.

Action 2: Use the layout

Download the Facebook cover photo layout here. Utilize it to align and afterwards essence completely incorporate pictures. Developing the excellent Facebook cover picture 2017, below, I reveal my foolproof, clever object-laden Photoshop template for producing your cover photo (and your itinerant, incorporated account photo).

Once you obtain things the means you desire them, the template has the masks/alpha channels you'll have to save out each piece for optimum interaction. You'll draw out a cover image at maximum resolution, but at the right proportions to serve on top of your page.

You'll capture the required background from the cover image inside your account image so that both appearance naturally integrated in the ultimate discussion.

You can even readjust the mask on the profile picture so that only part of the history reveals through.

Action 3: "Expand" your profile picture.

Finally, in the final episode, Harrys76: Expanding your Facebook profile image into your cover photo, I reveal you just how I released my internal tree-man character from the square confines of the marked account image location, and also enabled his shoulders (and hand) to flow over into my cover picture.