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Thursday
Jan302014

« An excellent Facebook reference »

How big is a Facebook cover photo? An app image? A shared link? What's best for desktop and for mobile? Well, all the answers are here, in one place. Thanks, Jon Loomer, for the gracious invitation to share your infographic.

 

In case you need it, here is a text version of the most important dimensions…

Facebook Page Timeline

Cover Photo

  • Image Size: 851×315 px upload and display
  • Height from Profile Photo Edge: 210 px
  • Width from Profile Photo Right Edge: 658 px
  • Width from Profile Photo Left Edge: 23 px

Profile Photo

  • Recommended Upload Size: 180×180 px
  • Display Size: 160×160 px
  • Width of Profile Photo Area Including Buffer: 170 px

App Icons

  • Display Size: 111×74 px

Shared Link

  • Thumbnail Aspect Ratio: 1.91:1
  • Recommended Thumbnail Upload Size: 1200×627 px
  • Timeline Display Size: 377×197 px
  • Overall Size Including Title and Description Area: 377×314 px

Shared Image

  • Recommended Upload Size: 1200×1200 px
  • Timeline Display Size: 403×504 px maximum height and width

Highlighted and Milestone Images

  • Recommended Upload Size: 1200×717 px
  • Timeline Display Size: 843×504 px maximum height and width

 

Posts and Ad Dimensions Across Desktop and Mobile

Page Post Link and Offer

  • Text: 90 Characters
  • Link Title: 25 Characters
  • Thumbnail Aspect Ratio (except sidebar): 1.91:1
  • Recommended Thumbnail Upload Size: 1200×627 px
  • Desktop News Feed Thumbnail Display: 400×209 px
  • Mobile News Feed Thumbnail Display: 560×292 px
  • Sidebar Thumbnail Display: 100×72 px
  • Permalink Thumbnail Display (Desktop): 400×209 px for Link Post, 588×305 px for Offer

Page Post Image

  • Text: 90 Characters
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 1:1
  • Recommended Upload Size: 1200×1200 px
  • Desktop News Feed Display: 400×400 px
  • Mobile News Feed Display: 618×618 px
  • Sidebar Display: 120×120 px
  • Permalink Display: 720×720 px

Page Post Event and Like Ad

  • Text: 90 Characters
  • Event Title: 25 Characters
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 8:3
  • Recommended Upload Size: 1200×450 px
  • Desktop News Feed Thumbnail Display: 400×150 px
  • Mobile News Feed Thumbnail Display: 560×210 px
  • Event Header Image: 714×264 px
  • Sidebar Thumbnail Display: 100×72 px

Page Post Video

  • Text: 90 Characters
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Recommended Thumbnail Image Upload Size: 1200×675 px
  • Max Video Size and Length: 1 GB, 20 minutes
  • Desktop News Feed Thumbnail Display: 400×400 px
  • Mobile News Feed Thumbnail Display: 618×618 px
  • Sidebar Thumbnail Display: 128×128 px
  • Permalink Thumbnail Display: 720×453 px

Mobile App Add

  • Text: 90 Characters
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 1.91:1
  • Recommended Image Upload Size: 1200×627 px
  • Mobile News Feed Thumbnail Display: 560×292 px

Domain Ad

  • Text: 90 Characters
  • Title: 25 Characters
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 1.39:1
  • Recommended Image Upload Size: 1200×864 px
  • Sidebar Thumbnail Display: 100×72 px
Courtesy of: JonLoomer.com

 

Full disclosure:  I haven't taken Jon's course, and I have no financial connection to him, his content or his course. I just think this is darn helpful information! 

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