How To Customize Your Twitter Profile Page

Twitter provides a barebones help page for folks who want to customize the look of their Twitter profile pages.

In July, BoinBlog (a French entrepreneur) offered two Photoshop templates to jumpstart any custom background image project. His template seems to be based, at least in part, on these instructions at Techie-Buzz from July.

See his Twitter design in action … as well as my variation on his design and my “derived” psd file. Remember to change the colors of your righthand sidebar to match your new design!

Author: Kathy E. Gill

Digital evangelist, writer, teacher. Webmaster at King County Elections; educator at UW. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill,,

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  1. Sorry to have read this. Spent way too many hours fiddling as a result. Ended up using .png format with transparent background. Made picture size of page (2000) but height of 750. Used background color in twitter program. Found it loaded up better from my PC than mac/firefox. Who knows why? Anyhow, as a cross platform chick, It is done. Now, getting my twits fed onto my wordpress sidebar….


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