POST account/update_profile_banner

Uploads a profile banner on behalf of the authenticating user. More information about sizing variations can be found in User Profile Images and Banners and GET users / profile_banner.

Profile banner images are processed asynchronously. The profile_banner_url and its variant sizes will not necessary be available directly after upload.

HTTP Response Codes

Code(s) Meaning
200, 201, 202 Profile banner image successfully uploaded
400 Either an image was not provided, or the image data could not be processed
422 The image could not be resized, or is too large.

Resource URL

https://api.twitter.com/1.1/account/update_profile_banner.json

Resource Information

Response formats JSON
Requires authentication? Yes (user context only)
Rate limited? Yes

Parameters

Name Required Description Default Value Example
banner required The Base64-encoded or raw image data being uploaded as the user’s new profile banner.    
width optional The width of the preferred section of the image being uploaded in pixels. Use with height , offset_left , and offset_top to select the desired region of the image to use.    
height optional The height of the preferred section of the image being uploaded in pixels. Use with width , offset_left , and offset_top to select the desired region of the image to use.    
offset_left optional The number of pixels by which to offset the uploaded image from the left. Use with height , width , and offset_top to select the desired region of the image to use.    
offset_top optional The number of pixels by which to offset the uploaded image from the top. Use with height , width , and offset_left to select the desired region of the image to use.    

Example Request

POST https://api.twitter.com/1.1/account/update_profile_banner.json?width=1500&height=500&offset_top=0&offset_left=0&banner=FILE_DATA

Example Response