What are the ideal photo dimensions for HubPages?

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  1. melbel profile image93
    melbelposted 4 months ago

    What are the max ideal photo dimensions for HubPages, in terms of ratios since photos will be different sizes on different screens.

    1. Will Apse profile image91
      Will Apseposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      I reckon the ratios should be determined by the subject matter. Is it landscape or portrait friendly?

  2. PaulGoodman67 profile image96
    PaulGoodman67posted 4 months ago

    I've had title photos inserted by HP editors in some of my hubs. I suspect that they are optimum size in terms of ratios and bytes. Probably a reasonable guide if that's ever happened to you...

  3. eugbug profile image97
    eugbugposted 4 months ago

    I don't know about ideal, but I always upload high resolution images in the hope that some day, zooming will improve and they can be viewed at full resolution. When uploaded, images greater than 520 pixels wide are scaled down to 520 pixels on pages. They can be viewed at 1040 pixels wide on desktop by left clicking, then right clicking, then left clicking on view image and then left clicking again on the image (convoluted, I wish there was a zoom slider, or allow zoom to be controlled using a mouse wheel). Images on mobile devices can't be zoomed to show more pixels. They just get bigger when you do the two finger thing, but you don't see more detail.
    As regards aspect ratio, I try to crop images so that the subject fills the width of the screen. Then the image can be made taller if necessary because it can be scrolled on any device. It's probably a good idea to use an aspect ratio of 17/9 or 9/17 so images can expand to fill a wide screen display.

 
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