Information on image sizes

Image Shape

For best results, the featured image for your post should be of landscape (a horizontal rectangle, as if you were taking a photo from your camera at the normal angle and not sideways).

Image Size

We recommend the following sizes:

  • WordPress: The Featured Image should be 2048 pixels wide. Images within your post content should be at least 800 pixels wide, but ideally 1200 if possible. If you are using a single column layout (no sidebar) then your post images should be 1440 pixels wide.
  • Blogger/Blogspot: 1600 pixels wide. Or you can simply upload images straight from your Camera (Blogger resizes large images to 1600 anyway). Always set images to Original Size.

If you’re using Blogger/Blogspot, also make sure to set your images to original size.

If you’re using WordPress, you may wish to install this plugin which automatically resizes your images. For best results, we recommend the following settings:

Adding text to images

If you add text/overlays to your images, it is important to make sure that any text is positioned in the centre of the image. This will avoid it from being cut off when an image is cropped. If possible, always leave a margin around the edges of the image to allow for this (i.e. don’t add any text near the edges of the image).

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