How to Use the Online Designer to Make BannersIf you want to design a banner online, you can use our new online designer.We have created templates in all kinds of categories - Holidays, Sports, Political, Real Estate, Schools and much more! Or, you can create your own banner using a blank template. Once you are in the designer you can browse backgrounds and clip art and add text. You can also upload your own logos and photographs.
Update: You can now copy and paste in the online designer! We have updated blog posts on how to copy and paste clip art and how to copy and paste text.
To get into the online designer you will either need to select a "Blank Template" or click on a template to customize from the product page. Once you get into the online designer you will see the buttons to Add Text, Add Clipart, Upload Images and Add Backgrounds.
|Online Designer Blank Template|
Adding a Background
To add a background select the "Add BCKGND" button at the top of the screen.
|Add Background Button|
|Pick a Background|
If you want to change the background, you can repeat the process. You can also click on the "Remove Background Image" button on the left sidebar. You can also upload your own background image by clicking on the "Upload File" button.
If you just want a solid color for a background you can select a color from the color menu on the left sidebar.
To add text, select the "Add TEXT" button at the top of the screen.
|Add Text Button|
|Double Click to Edit Text Box|
|Text Box located on the left side of the designer|
To add clipart, select the "Add CLIPART" button at the top of the screen.
|Add Clipart Button|
|Clip Art in the Online Designer|
To upload your own image, select the "Upload IMAGE" button at the top of the screen
|Upload Image Button|
Placing your Order
Once your design is done, click on the blue "Accept Design" button on the top of the page or the bottom of the page. After you select the button you will be taken to the product options page where you can select the finishing options.