25 Sep

How to Customize Your Twitter Design

When you customize your profile design, everything you see on Twitter will be set in the theme you have chosen. Others will see your theme on your profile page.
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To customize your header photo:

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Go to your Settings and click on the Design tab.
  3. Scroll down to the Customize your own section.
  4. Click on Change Header to upload a new header photo or remove your existing header photo (file must be smaller than 5MB).
  5. Select the image you would like to upload.
  6. Click Save.
  7. You’ll see a notification that your image has successfully been published to your profile.

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To customize your own design:

If you want to upload your own background image or customize the sidebar and color scheme of your page, follow the steps below.

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Go to your Settings and click on the Design tab.
  3. Scroll down to the Customize your own section.
  4. Click on Choose file to upload a background image. Images justify to the top left of the screen. You cannot stretch your image to fit. It will display as the size you uploaded (file must be smaller than 800k).
  5. Check the box to Tile background if you want your picture to repeat across the background.
  6. Choose whether your Background position will be left, center or right.
  7. If your image isn’t very large, choose the background color that will show behind the image.
  8. Choose a color for links.
  9. Choose a black or white transparent overlay.
  10. Click Save changes.
Customize Your Own Design

Customize Your Own Design

Note: Background images must be in PNG, GIF, or JPG format, smaller than 800k. If your image’s file size is too large, use an image editing program or web app to shrink the image. Animated GIFs are not supported as background images. 

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To customize your design with a premade theme:

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Go to your Settings and click on the Design tab.
  3. You will see a Pick a premade theme menu, select a premade theme by clicking on the design you would like to use.
  4. Click Save changes at the bottom of the page when you’re done. It’s as simple as that!
Customize With a Premade Theme

Customize With a Premade Theme

 

25 Sep

How to Change Your Twitter Profile Photo and Information

  • You can edit your profile photo or information in the Profile tab in your settings.
  • You can also click on the Edit profile button that appears on your profile whenever you are signed in to that account.

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To change or remove your profile photo:

  1. Sign in to your account.
  2. Click the gear icon in the top navigation bar and select Edit profile.
  3. Click the Change photo button next to your photo. You’ll be given the option to select an existing phototake a photo, or remove your existing photo.
  4. If selecting an existing image from your computer, your file can be up to 700k in any of the following formats: JPG, GIF, or PNG. (Twitter does not support animated GIFs.)
  5. After selecting the file, click Save.
  6. You will see a notification that your image has been successfully published to your profile.
Note: The thumbnail image chosen will only appear on your profile after you click Save.

To take a profile photo with your webcam:

  1. Select Take photo from the Change photo drop-down.
  2. You may receive an alert asking permission to use your webcam, click Allow.
  3. Compose your image and click Take picture.
  4. You’ll see notification in your profile settings that your photo was published successfully.

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To update your name, bio, website, and location info:

  1. Visit the Profile tab in your settingsor click the Edit profile button on your profile page.
  2. Make the desired changes to your name, bio, website, or location.
  3. Click Save changes. You’re all set!

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To change your background image or header:

If you would like to change your profile’s header or background image or theme, please read How to Customize Your Twitter Design.