Something look odd with your Twitter header? You’re not alone.
According to Twitter, the recommended size for your
In the print world, you have what is called your safe-area and then you also have the area around that safe-area that might be cut off when the final product is cut down to size. For
For the simple Twitter header, the same is true. We have determined that the safe-area for your header image is actually 1390x420px. This is not to say you should upload an image that is 1390×420, but to make sure that the important graphics and text are inside that safe space.
Some designers have suggested the idea of simply designing and then uploading an image of 1263px by 421px. While Twitter will not crop the image at that size, it will also not be in perspective when Twitter adapts the image to other browsers and screen sizes. The best thing to do is to create the size that Twitter is asking for. Just know that you’ll have a little extra work to do to ensure that nothing gets cut off. Better yet, know that you don’t have any work to do, because Elixir can take care of this for you!