How to Create a Cover Image

Submitting a cover image for your post is preferred but not required. The recommended size for cover images is 1400 x 900 pixels (800 x 515 minimum) or a 16:9 aspect ratio.

If you don’t have an image available, you can create one in minutes on Canva.

Follow the following steps to create your image:

1- Go to canva.com.

2- Sign up for a free account or log in to your account.

3- On the home page, click on Custom Size.

How to Create a Cover Image

4- Enter “1400” for Width and “900” for Length. Select PX from the drop-down.

How to Create a Cover Image

5- Click on Create new design.

6- Start designing your image from scratch or select a pre-made template from the side panel to create your image in minutes.

How to Create a Cover Image

7- Customize the template based on the idea you will be posting.

8- Once you are finished, click on Download.

How to Create a Cover Image

9- Choose PNG or JPG as the file type.

How to Create a Cover Image

10- Click on Download.

You are all set. Your image is ready. For instructions on how to create a post on Ideastag, click here.