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

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

How To Customize Your Twitter Header Photo

  1. Sign in to Twitter by visiting twitter.com on your computer or by opening the Twitter app on your mobile device
  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 customized your Twitter header! ๐ŸŽ‰

Screenshot of a Twitter profile with custom banner

Best Practices for Custom Twitter Headers

  • Use Canva or Adobe 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


What is the recommended Twitter header 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.