Add images

You can add your own logos in the Google News Publisher Centre to brand, customise the user experience and represent your publication in Google News.

Add a square logo

To upload your logo, your image must follow the requirements below:

  • Format: PNG (recommended), JPEG.
  • Dimensions: 1,000 x 1,000 px (recommended), 512 x 512 px (minimum).

    Tip: We recommend that you use icons with solid colours, and without rounded corners or unnecessary gradients and effects. We also suggest leaving the background transparent instead of white.

To upload an image file:

  1. Sign in to Google News Publisher Centre.

  2. Select your publication.

  3. Go to the 'Images' tab.

  4. To upload your file, click Add square logo.

  5. In the top-right corner, click Save.

Tip: To change an existing square logo, click Update square logo. Then you can upload your file and save your
changes.

Add a wide logo

Add a rectangle logo that displays with your content in Google News. If available, provide versions for light and dark modes.

To upload your rectangle logo, your image must follow the requirements below:

  • Text: Include your publication’s full name, and make sure that the text is legible regardless of the image size.

  • Format: Upload in PNG.

  • Height: 400 px (recommended), 200 px (minimum).

  • Max height/width ratio: 10:1.

    • For example: If width is 2000 px, height can't be less than 200 px.

  • Padding:

    • If the image text has ascenders and no descenders, add padding below the image to match.

    • If it has descenders and no ascenders, add padding above the image to match.

    • If it has both, make sure that the top and bottom margins from the midline of the text are equal.

To upload an image file:

  1. Sign in to Google News Publisher Centre.

  2. Select your publication.

  3. Go to the 'Images' tab.

  4. Upload your image:

    • To upload a light mode file, click Add light mode wide logo.

    • To upload a dark mode file, click Add dark mode wide logo.

  5. In the top-right corner, click Save.

Tip: To modify an existing wide logo, click Update light mode wide logo or Update dark mode wide logo. Then you can upload your file and save your changes.

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