What download option should I use (and design size) for social media posting?

PosterMyWall offers a wide range of sizes optimized for social media posting. We recommend the following sizes for their respective social media network (applies to image downloads only).

Social Media Dimensions
Instagram Post 1080px x 1080px
Facebook Shared Image 1200px x 630px
Facebook Cover Photo 851px x 315px
Twitter Post 1024px x 512px
YouTube Cover Channel Art 2560px x 1440px
Tumblr Banner 3000px x 1055px
Google+ Cover Image 1080px x 608px
Pinterest Graphic 735px x 1102px

If you use PosterMyWall primarily for free for creating social media posts, resizing will eliminate the PosterMyWall watermark on the free, basic image. This option is not available for videos, and the free video will contain a watermark

Posting on Instagram

For Instagram post images, use 1080px x 1080px. For Instagram video, use square(1:1), which can be found under PosterMyWall's video formats. Requirements set by Instagram for videos are as follows: 

  • File type: .mp4
  • Video Aspect ratio: 1:1
  • Acceptable length: 3 seconds to 30 seconds.
  • Minimum resolution: 600px x 600px

These requirements are set as soon as you select the square(1:1) video format, but you need to make sure the length is within acceptable limits. This can be done by either trimming the video in the editor, or by changing the video's duration in the download page. 

To learn more about Facebook Cover Video requirements, read this article

Now sure how to create your social media post? Here's a handy video guide: 

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