Perfect the Art of Pinterest Pin Sizes

Perfect the Art of Pinterest Pin Sizes
July 3, 2018 PicMonkey

Pinterest is a beautiful, crowded world of DIY projects to tackle, recipes to make, and put-together outfits to wear. Images aren’t just king on this social media platform—they’re the supreme alien rulers of the entire galaxy. We’ve put together this at-a-glance guide to Pinterest image sizes to help you create pins that are outta this world. Get that good stuff and some quick tips below. Once you’ve become a pro pin crafter, up your social media knowledge even more with our guides to Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram image sizes.

Find the dimensions in our quick look-up chart for Pinterest pin sizes


Pinterest Image Sizes Pixel Dimensions
Square pins  600 x 600 pixels
Short pins 600 x 900 pixels
Medium pins 600 x 1260 (minimum)
Long pins 600 x 1560 pixels

An easy reference for Pinterest pin sizes.

Here are a few other pinteresting things that can help your images stand out:

  • To make sure your images are a pinnable size, open them in the Editor and find Crop in the Edits tab. You’ll notice a handy drop-down menu, with Pinterest Long and Pinterest Medium as preset crop options.

Medium Pinterest Pin sizes and gorgeously styled Pinterest templates you can customize with PicMonkey

All the glorious templates! Check out our selection of medium pins

Gorgeous templates for making quick Pinterest pins, short pinterest pin sizes.

…and short pins. (Just to name a few.)

  • Wanna make a stylin’ pin on the quick? PicMonkey has a whole mess of professionally crafted, perfectly sized Pinterest pin templates that you can customize as much or as little as you like. (We also have templates specifically for Pinterest ads!)
  • The aspect ratio for pins is 2:3 to 1:3.5.
  • Long pins stand out and get attention. Just keep ’em under 2,061 pixels tall, if your pin is the maximum width of 736 pixels. Pins that are too tall get cut off on mobile.
  • If you haven’t heard of rich pins, take a look at Pinterest’s Rich Pin page. The different types make it easier for users to download, buy, watch, read, and a lot of other stuff right from Pinterest.
  • Pinterest is a tutorial haven. From recipes to hairstyles, you can learn just about anything from a well-crafted instructional graphic on Pinterest. To create an informational pin of your own that eyeballs will adore, check out this article about using our collage tool to show a process.
  • While Pinterest is all about the images, detailed descriptions are also important. Pinterest advises that descriptions “mention the most compelling aspects of the idea, plus include any details that’ll help someone realize this Pin’s for them.”
  • Got a business you’re trying to drum up pinterest for? (That’s the last one, we promise!) Check out these helpful tips.
  • Plus, we’ve got the intel for how to ace your Pinterest business page.
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This article was written by PicMonkey Staff, a multicellular organism of hive-minded sub-parts who just wanna get you the ideas and information you crave, so you can make good pictures and take over the world.