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How to Make Banners in 5 Steps
Creating eye-catching banners of all types, from social media headers and banner ads to website graphics, is easier than ever with the Visme banner maker. Learn how to make a banner in five easy steps below.
- Log into Visme and choose your banner type, whether a social media or website banner.
- Add your images and graphics or use the ones provided in the left-hand panel.
- Customize the fonts, shapes and background colors to match your brand.
- Proofread all the text and double check the quality of the images.
- Download the banner as a high-resolution image to share online.
Features of the Banner Maker
Design engaging banners quickly and easily with professionally designed templates and millions of stunning design elements. Learn more about what Visme’s free online banner maker has to offer.
Beautiful banner templates
Choose from hundreds of pre-designed banner templates and customize the images, graphics and fonts to match your brand. Easily resize your banner designs for different platforms and download as high-resolution JPG or PNG files.Create Your Banner
Build your banner
Design custom banners using Visme’s easy banner creator and stunning built-in design elements. Perfectly place all of your elements on the banner canvas until you’ve built the perfect ad to be the face of your next marketing campaign.
Customize every aspect of your banner with your own graphics and fonts
Use your brand style guide to customize the fonts and color palette. Add your own graphics, images, and information into the banner maker. Proofread all the text and double check the quality of your images. Choose from all types of banners, from ads and social media graphics to blog graphics and headers of all sizes.
More Great Features of the Banner Maker
What is a Banner?
A banner comes in many different shapes and sizes, and can be used for nearly any type of promotional campaign. Typically, a banner is an online advertisement, whether on a website or on social media, that showcases a business, product or service.
Use the banner maker to easily create web graphics of all sizes.
Click on the social graphics tab inside the Visme dashboard. Choose from one of the social media profiles and possible sizes. The banner creator has templates for all the main platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. You can also create skyscraper ads or sidebar ads.Create Your Banner
More Than a Banner Maker
Visme’s online banner creator helps you to make much more than just banners. Create any type of online ad or web graphic you need, all with a cohesive look and feel. Design your banner in minutes with Visme’s easy-to-use design interface.
- Select from hundreds of free fonts in all styles, including the most popular typefaces
- Choose from serif, san serif, script and slab fonts, depending on your content needs
- Upload your own fonts and assign specific roles to each within the Visme brand kit
Create Your Banner
Images and Graphics
- Choose from millions of high-quality images, free for commercial or editorial use
- Select from thousands of vector icons and graphics with editable color schemes
- Tap into dynamic shapes and lines that you can reshape in any direction
Make your banner for free online with Visme’s free banner template library. You can easily make amazing banners that your audience will love with just a few simple customizations. Get started by browsing our banner templates below.
How to Use the Banner Maker
- Upload your images to the Visme library in the banner maker. If you don’t have any, you can use the ones provided in the left-hand panel.
- In the Visme dashboard, decide whether you’re creating social graphics or website graphics and click on the corresponding tab. Once inside, choose the right type of banner.
- Pick a template from the banner creator. Select the one that fits your vision best in terms of composition and color.
- Add your own photos and graphics into the template within the banner maker. Customize the fonts and colors to match your brand. Use the theme colors on the left-hand panel or your integrated Brand Kit.
- Proofread everything before you download the finished banner. Double check the quality of the images within the banner maker.
- Download your graphic from the banner maker and add it to your social media profile. Check the composition on both desktop and mobile. Edit and re-download if necessary.
- Go back into the Visme dashboard and duplicate your banner. Use the banner creator to resize it for another social media profile.
- Adjust the elements in the design to fit the new size. You can do this with all the types of banners available and stay on brand at the same time.
Questions About the Banner Maker
How much does it cost to create a graphic with the banner creator? It’s 100% free to make banner ads with Visme. Download it easily as an image file. Copy and resize it for consistency across your social media profiles.
Does the banner maker have templates for all social media profiles? Yes! All main social media channels have available templates in the dashboard, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram.
Can I resize the same banner for other social media profiles? Yes. The banner creator makes it really easy to resize a design. In the dashboard, make a copy of the previous design and resize it inside the editor.
Are there also banner ads in the banner maker? Yes. The banner maker has templates for banner ads as well. You can find them inside the Web Graphics tab in the dashboard. There are four sizes: wide skyscraper, leaderboard, large- and medium-sized rectangles.
Can I make vertical ads banners with the banner creator? Yes, there are templates for vertical banner ads. The wide skyscraper is the perfect size for placing on the sidebar of your website or your affiliates’ sites and blogs.
Can I use any photo in the image library in my banner? You sure can! All the images are available for both personal and commercial use, so feel free to use any photo from the stock photo library within your banner.
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