Google Plus Cover Photo

Since the release of the new Google Plus cover photo the image you use no longer needs to be massively huge. With the new cover photo being so much smaller than the previous version that took up most of the screen and would stretch in size to fit a 21” monitor, it has become easier to create a beautiful graphic for your Google Plus Cover photo. Right now the recommended size for your Google Plus cover photo is 1080 x 608, with a minimum size of 480 x 270, and a maximum size of 2120 x 1192. Google-Plus-Cover-Photo-Size When designing your Google+ cover photo, try not to stuff it with too much information or it may come out looking jumbled and may not have the effect you desired while creating it. You should also keep your profile image in mind– you don’t want to design anything that is going to be overlapped or otherwise impeded by your profile photo when being displayed on mobile devices since the layout will change. Google Plus Mobile Cover Photo Speaking of your profile photo, the recommended size is 250 x 250. The profile photo holds a circular shape and will cut off any edges of your image if it is too large. If you are having this problem, simply scale your image down a little bit. You can also get rid of the circle around your profile photo by making your image a .png file with transparency. This will make your Google Plus profile photo look as if it is part of the cover photo, and you can incorporate this into your cover photo design if you would like. The new Google Plus Cover photo now has space for your name, bio snippet and general info, and no longer covers the image. This information does not have to be factored into your design at this time. Google+ Cover Photo Stats at a Glance:

  • Recommended Google Plus cover photo size: 1080 x 608
  • Minimum Google+ Cover photo size: 480 x 270
  • Maximum Google Plus cover photo size: 2120 x 1192
  • Responsive: Google Plus cover photo re-sizes based on browser window size
  • Use higher resolution images for better results on all screen sizes

Google Plus Profile Photo Stats at a Glance:

  • Recommended Google Plus profile photo size: 250 x 250
  • Circular image (will cut off edges if image is too large)
  • Use PNG with Transparency to make image look like it is part of the Google Plus cover photo

This template uses the recommended size of 1080 x 608. Import your image and resize or create your image directly in the template. DOWNLOAD THE GOOGLE PLUS COVER PHOTO TEMPLATE (.PSD)
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Greg Trujillo
I'm one of the founding partners of CT Social, LLC. I love to talk about all things technology. I really enjoy learning new things about our universe, and existence around us. If you would like to socialize connect with me.


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