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Facebook featured_image Cheat Sheet: All Sizes and Dimensions

What is the Facebook profile picture size or Facebook banner size? How wide is the page of your brand? What’s the maximum video upload size? Here are all the numbers you need!

Facebook featured_image Cheat Sheet: All Sizes and Dimensions

What is the Facebook profile picture size or Facebook banner size? How wide is the page of your brand? What’s the maximum video upload size? Here are all the numbers you need!

Facebook Business Page image sizes

Make sure you fill in all the data and design the Facebook images for your business’s Facebook page. Facebook page which seems to be under construction will reflect poorly on your brand. The most important you need to get right is Facebook cover photo size. Facebook image size is important because if you get it wrong, then the images will become all blurry and do not reflect well on your brand.

  • Profile photo: 180 x 180 pixels. Displays at 160 x 160 best results
  • Uploading a square image (360×360, 720×720 or 960×960).
  • Facebook profile picture frame size is 183×183 pixels.
  • Facebook cover photo size: 828 x 315 px (851x315px for personal profiles)
  • News Feed link image size: 1200 x 900 px
  • News Feed link image ratio: 4:3
  • Desktop news feed display: Up to 470 x 470 px
  • Mobile news feed display: Up to 626 x 840 px
  • Right column image size: 254 x 133 px
  • Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 110 characters, right column ad 90 characters.

This is the image that works best on desktop computers. It is displayed in full on desktop 828 by 315 pixels. On the mobile devices, Facebooks cuts the blue sides, and only the green part is visible (560 by 315 pixels)

This 828 by 461-pixel image is visible in full on mobile devices. Facebook cuts the green top and bottom on the desktop devices, and only the standard 828 by 315-pixel area is visible.

Facebook Video Size

  • Thumbnail image: 1200 x 675 px
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 or 1:1
  • Video: h.264, square pixels, fixed frame rate (max 30 fps), progressive scan
  • Format: .mp4 container ideally with leading moov atom, no edit lists
  • Audio: stereo aac, 128kbps+ preferred
  • File size: up to 4gb
  • Right column image display: 254 x 133 px

Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 110 characters, right column ad 90 characters.

Facebook Carousel photos

  • Image size: 600 x 600 px
  • Image ratio: 1:1
  • Desktop news feed display: 300 x 300 px
  • Mobile news feed display: 460 x 460 px
  • Right column image display: 125 x 125 px
  • Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 120 characters, right column ad 90 characters

Facebook Carousel photos

  • Image size: 600 x 600 px
  • Image ratio: 1:1
  • Desktop news feed display: 300 x 300 px
  • Mobile news feed display: 460 x 460 px
  • Right column image display: 125 x 125 px
  • Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 120 characters, right column ad 90 characters

Clicks to Website

  • Image size: 1200 x 628 px
  • Image ratio: 1.9:1
  • Desktop news feed display: 470 x 246 px
  • Mobile news feed display: 560 x 292 px
  • Right column display: 254 x 133 px
  • Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 110 characters, right column ad 90 characters.

Facebook Group Cover Photo Size

The Facebook Group cover image is for some reason different from the Facebook Page cover photo size. The Facebook Group photo is 820 pixels wide by 462 pixels tall. The visible size on the desktop is 820 by 250 pixels.
Image size: The size for group photos is 820 by 462 pixels (fully visible on mobile)
Desktop news feed display: 820 x 250 px (top and bottom cut)

Facebook Event Image Sizes

Facebook event photo size is different in various locations. The correct Facebook event cover photo size is 1920 x 1080 pixels a 16:9 ratio. Wider images will have the sides cropped. Taller images will be cropped top and bottom. There are online Facebook event photo maker tools, but it’s really easy to resize image for Facebook event yourself.

  • Image size: The recommended size - for event photos is 1920 by 1080 pixels (16:9 ratio)
  • Desktop news feed display: 470 x 174 px
  • Mobile news feed display: 560 x 208 px
  • Right column display: 254 x 133 px
  • Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 110 characters, right column ad 90 characters.

Lead Generation

  • Image size: 1200 x 628 px
  • Image ratio: 1.9:1
  • Desktop news feed display: 470 x 246 px
  • Mobile news feed display: 560 x 292 px
  • Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 110 characters.

Facebook Offers

  • Image size: 1200 x 628 px
  • Image ratio: 1.9:1
  • Desktop news feed display: 470 x 246 px
  • Mobile news feed display: 560 x 292 px
  • Right column display: 254 x 133 px
  • Text: Desktop and mobile news feeds display 90 characters.

Facebook Page Likes

  • Image size: 1200 x 444 px
  • Image ratio: 1.9:1
  • Desktop news feed display: 470 x 174 px
  • Mobile news feed display: 560 x 208 px
  • Right column display: 254 x 94 px
  • Text: Desktop news feed displays 500 characters, mobile 110 characters, right column ad 90 characters.

Facebook Text

Maximum allowed characters: 500
Good length to aim for: 150 characters or less.

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🎉 Salman Hossain Saif (internet username: Saif71).
Lead UX Engineer @ManagingLife LLC. Specialized in design systems, user flow, UX writing, and a certified accessibility specialist. Loves travel and creating meaningful content. Say hi @imsaif71