Animated Images or GIFs used as banners or backgrounds of the Profiles make them look more lively & also show a creative side of the User. These animations help in attracting leads & outreach for companies.
So LinkedIn came up with a feature in the past where you can post Animated GIFs as banners to make the profiles attractive. But there were issues faced by users in uploading these animated GIFs.
As a result, from January 2022 LinkedIn removed this feature of uploading animated GIFs as LinkedIn Banners.
What can be uploaded as LinkedIn Banners?
So what are the changes you need to know
- You cannot upload Animated GIFs as Banners.
- You can upload images in PNG or JPEG format as Banners.
The Size of Animated Images to be uploaded as banners must be 1584 x 396 pixels. For any more information, check the LinkedIn Image Guidelines.
To conclude, many articles written talked about How to upload animated GIFs in LinkedIn Banners but those had been useful before the update.
But there will also be another question, How do some accounts are having animated GIFs as their LinkedIn Banners?
To simply say those accounts didn’t update their banners after the changes took place.
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