Does this happen to you? You are getting ready to change a banner image or to post an image on one of your social media platforms and you just can’t remember the approved dimension. This happens to me all of the time! For the longest time I had a file on my computer with the dimension but it was a pain to keep up to date.

When I learned about the image editing platform, Canva (, I quit trying to keep track.

Canva has several templates for different social media networks that are the approved size.

In addition to the size appropriate templates, they have a large library of graphics, icons, and images.

The best part — Canva has a FREE account option. While the free account is limited is what graphics and images are available, you can upload your own, purchase à la carte for $1 per image, or upgrade to subscription-based account.

Here is the a screen shot of the social media post templates. They also have templates for banners and ads.

If you haven’t tried Canva yet, I strongly suggest you do. Not sure about your tech skills? Don’t worry, they have great tutorials to get you started (

If you’ve tried Canva, share with the community about your experiences in the comments below.