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Facebook Cover and Profile Photo Sizes
« on: January 24, 2018, 06:53:55 AM »
Many times, the profile and cover photos in facebook look ugly and out of shape. Knowing the suitable image sizes may help in keeping the pictures look attractive.

Given below are the facebook cover and profile photo sizes:

Your Page's profile picture:

    Displays at 170x170 pixels on your Page on computers, 128x128 pixels on smartphones and 36x36 pixels on most feature phones

Your Page's cover photo:

    Displays at 820 pixels wide by 312 pixels tall on your Page on computers and 640 pixels wide by 360 pixels tall on smartphones
    Must be at least 400 pixels wide and 150 pixels tall
    Loads fastest as an sRGB JPG file that's 851 pixels wide, 315 pixels tall and less than 100 kilobytes

For profile pictures and cover photos with your logo or text, you may get a better result by using a PNG file.
Keep in mind that your Page’s profile picture will be cropped to a circular shape in ads and posts, but will remain the same square shape when people visit your Page. To preview what your Page’s profile picture will look when cropped, please see the example below.

The optimal size for post (shared) images is 1,200 x 630 pixels. These guidelines will help you select and edit your shared images for optimum quality: Recommended upload size is 1,200 x 630 pixels.

Reference:
https://www.facebook.com/help/125379114252045?helpref=faq_content
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Re: Facebook URL change for a given page
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2018, 07:08:35 AM »
When you create a product or brand page, often a long string is added to the page. You will be able to edit the Page username by going Settings -> Edit Page (available on the left page) -> About section and clicking on Settings. Now, a URL will appear in the box below, and you just click on the URL. Click "Edit" button against the "username" and enter whatever user name you like. Note that you can access the page by going to fb.com/username. So choose wisely.

If you are not able to edit the username, either you do not have the correct permissions or there is a block on the Page preventing the change. There is no way for us to grant you premission or to remove the block.

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Re: Facebook Cover and Profile Photo Sizes
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2018, 03:55:23 AM »
Supported Image Sizes

When publishing to Facebook, you want to make sure each image displays well for your fans, friends and followers to see. Facebook officially supports the following widths for images and Nasim Mansurov, author and founder of Photography Life, points out that link thumbnails and profile pictures have pre-set dimensions too:

    Status update photos: 720 px, 960 px, 2048 px
    Cover photos: 851 px by 315 px
    Full Width Link Thumbnails: 484 px by 252 px
    Profile Picture in Header: 180 px by 180 px

Every day, users upload more than 350 million photos to Facebook. To support those files at scale, Facebook compresses the size of your images so they might not always be as crystal clear as the original. That said, compliance with its supported photo sizes allows you to ensure the visuals you upload look as good as they can be.

The company advises, “If you use a 2048 px photo, make sure to select the High Quality option when you upload it. To avoid compression when you upload your cover photo, make sure the file size is less than 100 KB.”
Resizing Visual Assets

To resize your photos without negatively impacting their quality, wedding photographer Trevor Dayley recommends using Lightroom, Photoshop or BlogStomp.

For Lightroom, Dayley instructs:

    Go to the options under Imaging Sizing.
    Choose “Resize to Fit.”
    Then click the drop down box and choose “Long Edge.”
    Type in 2048* and make sure pixels is selected.
    Save your settings as a User Preset for exporting images by clicking the “Add” button in the bottom left corner. This allows you to easily use the same settings in the future.

In Photoshop, the quickest way to resize an image starts with:

    Viewing the top menu and clicking “Image.”
    Select “Image Size” from the drop-down menu.
    Make sure the box for “Constrain Proportions” is checked. This ensures the height also resizes when you adjust the image’s width.
    Then, select 720 px, 960 px or 2048 px for your file width
    Click “Ok” to confirm.

For BlogStomp, Dayley advises:

    Click the drop down on the bottom to choose to “Edit (or create) Your Styles.”
    When the settings box pops up just choose the Image Width to be 2048.*
    Give your new style a name and save it.
    Then make sure to select your new style from the drop down box before choosing the images you would like to stomp.

* This, of course, only works if your image is already close to or larger than 2048 px in width. Resize your image to the nearest supported width, if possible. In most cases, you want to shrink the image; enlarging it may make the image look worse.

In case you do not own any of those programs, Pic Resize is a free and simple online tool for cropping, resizing and adding special effects to any of your images.

Also, when you do post anything to Facebook, make sure it is something your fans will actually love. Irrelevant or low-quality content will drown in the overflowing sea of status updates on users’ News Feeds. When you do decide to share a neat photo or image, make sure it is appropriately sized and that it is an awesome visual people will happily “like” and “share.”