Every Twitter user has the ability to upload a custom banner (also known as the header photo) to their profile page. This is a great opportunity for your brand to showcase what makes your organization unique.

The recommended Twitter banner size is 1500px by 500px.

How To Customize Your Twitter Banner

  1. Sign in to Twitter by visiting twitter.com on your computer or open the Twitter app on your phone or tablet
  2. Go to your profile and click the Edit profile button
  3. Tap the area to edit your banner
  4. Click the camera icon and select Upload Photo
  5. Click Save

Ta-da! You’ve successfully changed your Twitter banner! ๐ŸŽ‰

Screenshot of a Twitter profile with custom banner

Best Practices for Custom Twitter Banners

  • Use Canva or Photoshop to create a banner with the precise recommended dimensions
  • Use minimal text in your Twitter banner, as it may get distorted on different devices
  • Keep your banner file size under 2MB

FAQs

What is the recommended Twitter banner size?

The recommended Twitter banner size is 1500px by 500px.

What image formats are supported for Twitter banners?

Twitter supports JPG, GIF, or PNG formats for banner/header images. Animated GIFs are not currently supported.