Customizing the Social Media Kit

A set of covers and posts for social networks is created to minimize the time for the design of your social networks in the same style. You need to perform just a few actions to generate social covers in your brand style.

Important

Next, you will need an understanding of what Photoshop Smart Objects are. Check out Adobe Help Center if you have not previously worked with Smart Objects.

Change Logo or Title

Step 1

Find and select the logo/title layer. Usually it is called Title

Select the Title Layer
Step 2

Double click on the layer thumbnail to open Smart Object

Step 3

Edit existing layer composition, or insert your own logo. The logo should not go beyond the canvas, and also located on the left side of the canvas. You can resize the canvas at your discretion, but this is not recommended.

Step 4

Save the changes ⌘+S(MacOS) or Ctrl+S(Windows) and return to the original document.

If you performed all the actions correctly, you will see that the logo on the covers of all social networks has changed. Save this document in the same way as previously.

Change Background Image and Color

Step 1

Find and select the background image layer. Usually it is called Image

Select the Background Image Layer
Step 2

Double click on the layer thumbnail to open Smart Object

Step 3

Remove the old image and paste your new background image in a folder called PUT IMAGES IN THIS FOLDER. You can change any adjustment layers or add new effects to your image.

Put new image to the folder
Step 4

Save the changes ⌘+S (MacOS) or Ctrl+S (Windows) and return to the original document.

If you performed all the actions correctly, you will see that the background image on the covers of all social networks has changed. Save this document in the same way as previously.

After changing the image you may need to change the background color. To do this, select all artboards and change the background color in the Properties panel.

Changing the Art-boards background color

Changing the Foreground shape or pattern

Step 1

Find and select the foreground shape layer. Usually it is called Shape

Step 2

Double click on the layer thumbnail to open Smart Object

Step 3

Edit existing layer composition, or insert a new pattern. The shape should not go beyond the canvas. You can resize the canvas at your discretion, but this is not recommended.

Step 4

Save the changes ⌘+S (MacOS) or Ctrl+S (Windows) and return to the original document.

Final touches

After completing all the above steps, you can already see the final result. However, you may need to slightly change the position of the layers on the artboards. After that, you can go to Exporting images and uploading to your accounts on social networks.