What Image Sizes Should I use on Publicate

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One of the common questions that we get from customers is;

“what Image sizes should I be uploading into my Publications?”

So we thought we would create this helpful guide to refer back to anytime you need.
Note: You can use images smaller than recommended, but if the images are too small you may get pixelation, causing the image quality to look poor.

Header, Footer and Divider or Full Width Image

Header, footer and dividerThe optimal width for a full width image is 1500px, but you can choose any height you like, depending on if you want a thin divider or a deeper header image.

 

Content Cover Images

If you want to upload your own cover image for any piece of content we have made the optimal sizes really simple by only having THREE sizes;

  1. 1500x468px
  2. 1000x600px
  3. 900x600px

Here is how they fit into all of the different Publication layouts;

Matrix

 

Creating images

There are many tools that you can use to create great looking images to add to your Publications, but here are just a couple of our favourites;

Canva

CanvaIf you haven’t already heard of Canva, then this is definitely one image tool you should be aware of. Easily one of the simplest to use image editors online, with a big database of free stock images, fonts and graphics for you easily to create any image you require.

Pablo

PabloRecently purchased by Buffer, Pablo is the simplest tool to create great cover images using stock pictures and text overlay, a trend seen on most popular blogs. As with Canva this tool is free, and if you use Buffer, the images you create plug straight into your account.

Free Images

Free ImagsesGood stock images are the foundation of good looking content, Free Images is the best free stock image database that I have come across. Just be smart on navigating around the premium images that they also try to promote through the site.

 

Have any questions about images, get in touch or let us know in the comments below.

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