Using Canva for Social Media Images

Canva is an online platform where users can create free graphics. It offers access to various design tools and option even for free users. The site claims to have everything you need when it comes to designing.

Creating an Account

Go to Canva Homepage

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Creating Facebook Cover

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We start with a Facebook cover banner, for the size, refer to the guide above(851 x 315).

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Choose from the available free images

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Resize the image to cover the whole area by dragging the bottom right edge and top left edge

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To adjust the image, drag the image to the direction you desire

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Adjust Transparency

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Resizing for other Social Media Platforms

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Twitter (1500 x 500)

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Upload your newly created Facebook cover

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Resize to fit and drag image to adjust

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Follow the procedure on what we did for Twitter Cover for the following:

Tumblr (1600 x 900)

Google + Page (1080 x 608)

Linkedin + Page (974 x 300)

Youtube (2560 x 1440) – Slightly different procedure

Resize image on the same manner as below, then add a background afterwards.

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