Canva, an all-in-one tool for creators, is one of the most popular graphic design websites around today.
The simple to use interface, editable templates, and access to millions of graphic elements, stock photos, and fonts makes it my go-to for creating almost everything!
From basic image design to social media videos, Canva is such a powerful tool to help you create great looking graphics for a multitude of projects.
In this article, we are going to cover the basics of opening and editing a Canva template. There are so many great things about Canva, that we can't include everything there is to know, but this should help you get started.
How to Open the Template:
If you have made a purchase of one of our templates (thank you so much btw) there will be a PDF file available to you. The links to the template are on the first page in the "Links" section.
Open the PDF using your devices PDF viewer (like Adobe, etc.). Click the Canva Template link, and a Canva webpage opens where you select the "Use Template" button.
If you don’t already have a Canva account, you will be prompted to create a new account. If you already have an account, you are prompted to sign in.
PRO TIP: Please log in to Canva with your email/password and not Sign in with Apple or Google.
All of our templates work with the FREE Canva account, but if you want to, we offer a free 30 day trial of Canva Pro - sign up here.
Once you are signed in, the template page will launch. If you need to access it again, you can find the template design from the Homepage under Projects. Click the thumbnail to open and being or continue editing.
Editing Your Template:
Canva has a ton of videos on editing and the user interface. I recommend you start here to get all the deets.