FB Timeline: Sizes of Cover and Other Images

Exact pixel measurements for various images that could be used in Facebook's Timeline profile format.

Although there are a number of users who don’t like it but Facebook is slowly pushing Timeline profile format forward. On 31 March 2012, Facebook will convert all the current Pages into the new format. Businesses and individuals are preparing their pages for this imminent change.

One of the problems people are facing is that they don’t know the measurements / dimensions for various images to be used on Timeline profile. Skandnet has done a bit of hit and trial and found out what they believe to be the exact measures. Here are the dimensions in pixels:

SEE ALSO: Facebook guidelines for cover image

  • Cover photo: 851 x 315;
  • Profile picture: 180 x 180;
  • App image: 111 x 74;
  • Thumbnail: 32 x 32;
  • Images within wall posts: 404 x 404; and
  • Highlighted and milestone images: 843 x 403.

The following infographic shows the sizes and locations of various images that are part of the Timeline format.


  1. Rtr248 says

    You are an idiot for placing that “Like” pop-up on your page and FORCING readers to deal with it. That is bound to ensure that no one will “like” your page.

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