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How to Make Your Own Banner in 5 Steps
Easily create an online banner with Visme by watching on of our video tutorials. We walk you through how to create stunning banner designs of all kinds, from social media headers to banner ads and more. Get started making your own banner in five easy steps below.
- Log into Visme and choose your banner type, whether a social media or website banner.
- Add images and graphics into your designs 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 photos.
- 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 professionally designed templates and customize the images, graphics and fonts to make a banner that matches 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 and preset design elements. Get all of your photos, icons and more perfectly placed on the banner canvas until you’ve built the perfect online banner, then download online without watermark.
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, photos and brand information into the online banner maker. Create custom graphics using lines and shapes.
Proofread all the text and double check the quality of your images. Get started creating all types of professional banners, from Facebook covers to YouTube banners and more.
More Great Features of the Banner Maker
What is a Banner?
A banner comes in many different shapes and sizes, and these designs are typically used to represent your business on a website or social media profile. They’re often seen as social media cover photos or website banners, but can also be used as online ads for promotional campaigns.
Use the banner maker to easily create web graphics of all sizes.
Visme’s no-hassle, drag-and-drop functionality makes it easy to create online banners for your business. Click on the social graphics tab inside the Visme dashboard. Choose from one of the social media profiles and possible banner sizes.
The banner generator has professionally designed templates for all the main platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. You can also create skyscraper ads or sidebar ads, as well as banner graphics for your website and landing pages.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 social media cover photo, online ad, business promotion or web graphic you need, all with a cohesive look and feel. Design your own banner in minutes with Visme’s easy-to-use design interface.
HUNDREDS OF POPULAR FONTS
- Select from hundreds of popular 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
FREE STOCK PHOTOS AND VECTOR ICONS
- Choose from millions of high-quality photos, 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 beautiful banners that your audience will love with just a few simple customizations. Get started by browsing our eye-catching 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.
- To get started, pick a professional banner template from the Visme dashboard. Select the template that fits your vision or your business best in terms of composition, color and substance. You can also design a custom banner from scratch.
- 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 upload 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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How much does it cost to create a graphic with the banner creator?
It’s 100% free to make a banner with Visme. Download it easily as an image file. Copy and switch sizes for consistency across your social media profiles.
Does the banner creator have banner templates for all social media profiles?
Yes! All main social media channels have available banner templates in the dashboard, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram. More specifically, you can use the banner generator to create banners for various use cases, such as Facebook Ads, Facebook covers, Instagram Ads, YouTube Channel Art, Google Ads, LinkedIn Ads and many more.
Can I resize the same banner for other social media profiles?
Yes. The banner creator makes it really easy to resize a design into any number of banner sizes. 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 online banner maker has templates for professional banner ads as well. You can get them inside the Web Graphics tab in the design 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 get started using any photo from the stock photo library within your banner.
Your banners deserve to be beautiful
…and so does the rest of your content
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