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Why do I need to have a cover image?
Cover images are used to provide a small preview of your work to those browsing the Network.
Cover images are a key part of the Behance browsing experience -- they allow people to quickly get an idea of your project so they can decide whether they'd like to view the entire work.
We've standardized the size of all cover images so that every project is equally represented and adaptable for viewing on all areas of the Network.
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