Creating a cover for Twitter can be a good idea for people and brands who want to customize the header of their page on the microblog with images, phrases and other visual elements. The Canva online service can be used for free to create several editable templates. The platform allows you to search for templates and edit text and images before downloading the finished file to the computer with the exact dimensions required by Twitter. Check out, in the following tutorial, how to create a custom cover to use on your Twitter using Canva tools.
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Tutorial shows how to create custom covers to use on Twitter with the help of the Canva website Photo: Helito Bijora / TechTudo
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Step 1. Access the Canva page on TechTudo and press the "Access" button to be redirected to the service page;
When accessing the Canva website through the TechTudo review page Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 2. You can log in to a Canva account, if you are already a user of the service. Otherwise, it will be necessary to create a new profile. To do this, click on "Register";
When to view the Canva online service registration page Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 3. A new account can be created by entering an email address or importing data from Facebook or Google;
Registration options for new Canva users Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 4. Use the search bar to search for the term "Twitter" and click on the result "Twitter Header";
Option to search for templates for Twitter covers on the Canva online service Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Step 5. Choose one of the templates so that it opens in the editing window;
When opening a template for Twitter cover in the online service Canva Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 6. Click on the text areas to select them. Then enter the text you want in the same place;
When to edit phrases in a cover art template for Twitter Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 7. Change all regions with text to personalize the template messages;
Twitter cover template edited on Canva online service Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 8. If you want to add new images, use the option "Photos" in the sidebar of the screen. Canva offers free images for editions and a search tool that finds other files on the web. Select the thumbnails to add the images to the model;
When to find images to add to a Twitter cover template created by the Canva website Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 9. You can use the "Uploads" option to add photos stored on your computer to the template. To do this, just use the upload button at the top of the screen and click on one of the added images;
By adding computer images in a Twitter cover template created by Canva website Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 10. The applied images can be resized using the circles at their end;
When to resize images for a Twitter cover template created with the online service Canva Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 11. You can also access the options under "Elements" to insert icons over your image;
When to insert visual elements in a Twitter cover created with the online service Canva Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 13. Press the "Download" button to view the options for downloading the file;
When viewing options to save a Twitter cover created with the online service Canva Photo: Reproduo / Marvin Costa
Step 14. Set the file format and then confirm with "Download" to download the image to the PC.
When to download a Twitter cover created with the online service Canva Photo: Reproduction / Marvin Costa
Use the tips to create a custom image to use as a cover on Twitter.
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