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Steve Mellor

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A Few Popular Instagram Post Layouts Explained

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A FEW POPULAR INSTAGRAM POST LAYOUTS EXPLAINED

NEVER HAVE A POORLY CROPPED POST AGAIN! USE THESE GUIDES

SOMETHING TO NOTE INSTAGRAM CROPS FROM CENTER OUT

SQUARE
Use a 25pxborder as padding around your Artboard, this will help with style and consistency.

PORTRAIT
a 25px border still applies to portrait sizes, especially carousels. This will help with style and consistency.

  • CONTENT IN THE GRAY ARE WILL APPEAR CROPPED ON YOUR PROFILE BUT WILL APPEAR IN THE HONE FEED OR WHEN A USER CLICKS ON THE POST

COVER
The Lower 1/3 of the page will hold your username, a description, and the total views of the IGTV.

  • THESE ARE TRICKY, THE ROTAL BLUE 420 X 420 WILL APPEAR CROPPED ON YOUR PROFILE PAGE, BUT WHEN BROWSING IGTV, THE FULL IMAGE WILL DISPLAY

STORY POST
Make sure to stay away from the story Ul elements at the bottom and top like the profile avatar, timeline, and message

A FEW OF MY DESIGN TIPS

  • ALWAYS USE TEMPLATES! They keep your brand and theme consistent when designing content
  • You don't need a fancy design program to use templates. They're available for Canva, Adobe XD, and hundreds of other programs.

ASK ME A OUT MY
If you're curious to know how to create your own templates or you want me to create some templates for you...

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