How to Add a Twitter Header Image to Your Profile
Just created your Twitter account and looking for a little help to put a nice header banner on your profile page? You've come to the right place, as in this tutorial I will show you how to add a header banner image to your profile on Twitter in simple steps.
Twitter is one of the most popular websites where you can find a constant flow of interesting things updated 24/7 by millions of users from around the world. Twitter offers a simple platform where you can post quick and short status updates and notifications, which is ideal for those who want to stay up-to-date with their friends and with the people they are following.
TIP: You can change your Twitter header image any time and as many times as you want.
To give you some ideas as to what image to put to your header, you can check these free resources for stock photos, public domain images or wallpapers or you can use a photo you take on your phone as the header image of your profile.
Now, let's see how to upload header images to Twitter.
How to Upload a Header Banner to Your Twitter Profile
At this time, the Twitter header banner size is 1500 pixels wide and 500 pixels high (1500x500), so when preparing your image, make sure that the resulting image has that dimensions. While preparing your header image, you can also make use of some of these free online image editors and graphic design tools.
STEP 1: Open Twitter and log into your account: twitter.com
At the top left corner below the top navigation bar, you will see your profile section which displays your header image (which is currently blue if you haven't uploaded a header image before), your profile image (avatar) and your Twitter username.
STEP 2: Click on the blue header image area to open your profile page where you will be able to edit your profile including the header banner and the avatar image.
On the right side of the page, just below the large header area, you should see the Edit Profile button.
STEP 3: Click the Edit Profile button to go into edit mode.
You should see the page slightly change and activate editing options such as the header photo, profile photo, displayed name, bio, location, website birthday and theme color.
The large header area at the top will now look like a button like the following:
STEP 4: Click on that Add a header photo button and select your header image from your device (computer or mobile).
On the next screen, you can reposition and scale the header image as you wish or keep it as is.
As also mentioned on the options screen, edges of the image may be cropped on some screens with varying sizes. So, make sure that the center of the image is properly aligned.
STEP 5: Once the header image is ready, click the Apply button and then Save Changes.
Your Twitter header image will be saved and displayed on your profile. If you are not happy with how the header looks, you can modify the image and re-upload.