Although we shouldn't judge a book by its cover ... you know as well as I do that that's what we do. The same goes for the Facebook cover image. Particular attention should also be paid to the size of the Facebook cover!
When someone visits your Facebook profile, the cover image is the first thing they see, and it takes up most of the screen:
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The cover image's job is to introduce visitors to your brand and set the tone for their interaction with your Facebook page.
Having an unattractive Facebook cover image Philippines Photo Editor or choosing the wrong cover size can discourage visitors and make them click "Back" in no time.
However, a well-optimized Facebook cover will entice people to follow you, explore your page, engage with your brand, visit your website, and buy from your store.
What are the Facebook cover dimensions and how can you create an image that looks great on both desktop and mobile devices?
This article will teach you everything you need to know on the subject.
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Facebook cover size
The Facebook cover image (or the “Facebook banner”) is displayed at 820 pixels wide by 312 pixels high on desktops, and 640 pixels wide by 360 pixels high on mobile devices. The Facebook cover image format must be at least 400 pixels wide and 150 pixels high.
For best results, Facebook recommends using the PNG format.
Now, if you're the kind of person who likes to be super technical, a Facebook cover image will load faster if it's an sRGB JPG file 851 pixels wide, 315 pixels tall, and less than 100 kilobytes.
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The main problem with the size of the Facebook cover
You may have noticed an issue with the Facebook cover size - there's only a cover image, but it displays differently on desktop and mobile.
So how does Facebook help us solve this problem? Unfortunately, it doesn't help us.
However, Facebook isn't trying to trouble us, it's just taking into account the aspect ratio of the different devices.
Remember that Facebook is displayed horizontally on desktop and vertically on mobile devices. The problem is not the size of the cover or the pixels, but the shape.