THE NEW OPTIMAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL HEADER PHOTO SIZE 2024

Find the best header image size for a Youtube channel in 2024. Upload the most optimal cover photo size with the right pixel dimensions.

Written by Mau, Senior Youtube marketing specialist and training facilitator at eDigital.

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THE NEW OPTIMAL YOUTUBE CHANNEL HEADER/COVER PHOTO SIZE 2024

Your  image must meet the following criteria:

  • Minimum image dimension: 2048 x 1152 px
  • An aspect ratio of 16:9.
  • At the minimum dimension, the safe area for text and logos: 1235 x 338 pixels. Larger images may get cropped.
  • File size: 6 MB or smaller.

Some of the top 25 most popular Australians on Youtube follow the above specs for their YouTube channel header/cover image.

HOW TO RESIZE AN IMAGE

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HOW TO UPLOAD YOUR NEW OPTIMAL YOUTUBE COVER PHOTO SIZE

  1. On a computer, sign in to your YouTube account.
  2. In the top-right menu, select My Channel.
    • New channel art: Near the top of the screen, click Add channel art.
    • Existing channel art: Hover your cursor over the existing banner until you see the edit icon edit. Click the icon and select Edit channel art.
  3. Upload an image or photo from your computer or saved photos. You can also click the Gallery tab to choose an image from the YouTube photo library.
  4. You’ll see a preview of how the art will appear across different devices. To make changes, select Adjust the crop.
  5. Click Select.
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CONCLUSION

YouTube is the second-largest search engine and the largest video-sharing platform globally, with billions of users.

This immense audience presents a tremendous opportunity for businesses to connect with their target market and expand their reach.

Having the most optimal YouTube channel header image size should be one of the most basic tasks in your YouTube marketing strategy.

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THE BEST YOUTUBE CHANNEL HEADER IMAGE SIZE

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