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LinkedIn Publishing

This page contains high-level specifications for scheduling and publishing LinkedIn posts through Publisher.

If your post does not meet the requirements to publish, Publisher informs you so you can correct the post.


  • Maximum number of characters: 2,200

This information is valid for when you use the Import preview link option.

  • Maximum number of links: 1

  • Link title character limits: 399

  • Maximum number of characters in the description: 4,086

  • Thumbnail:
    (tick) You can customize the link thumbnail in Publisher.

    • The same capabilities as described in Photo for the LinkedIn platform.


  • Allowed extensions: jpg, jpeg, png, gif

  • Maximum number of files: 9

  • Maximum file size: 69.3 MB

  • Maximum image dimensions: 30,000px x 30,000px

  • Maximum total pixel size: 36,156,100px

  • Maximum number of characters in alt text: 4,086


  • Allowed extensions: avi, mp4, mov, webm, mpeg, wmv, m4v

  • Maximum number of files: 1

  • Minimum and maximum file size: 75 kb to 200 MB

  • Minimum and maximum duration: 3 to 60 seconds

Additional publishing options

  • Label

  • Scheduling

  • Uploading cloud-shared assets directly from cloud storage applications

To learn more, see Content Options in Publisher.

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