Credential Design Complete Guide

All the information you need to create a digital credential design.


In order to create a credential design, you should go to the Credential Designs tab from the left menu. Then you can start creating your design by clicking the "Create New Design" button.

create new certificate design

You can switch between the Badges and Certificates tab based on the type of credential you want to create.

In the Design tab, you can choose one of the 6 types of sizes from the tab in the upper left corner.

change size of certificate design

add text button

To add a text area to your certificate, you can add it by clicking the "Add Text" button on the top left of the Design tab.

You can change the size, location of the text field you added and change the fonts and edit your text.change text font on text field


attributes buttonTo add attributes to your credentials, such as Recipient Name, Course Name, or Issue Date, you must switch to the Attributes tab on the left side of the credential designer.

Then you need to click on the attribute you want to add from this tab. Once added, you can adjust its color, location, and size.

Recipient Name information is automatically obtained from the recipient list you uploaded to the Recipients tab.

attribute page certificate designer

The same applies to any other existing attribute, too. To add any other attribute to your credential, just click on them and they will be automatically added to the credential design. 

Course Name information is automatically obtained from the information you create on the Credential Details page.

Issue Date information is automatically obtained from the day you sent a credential.

Issuer Name information automatically takes the name of the institution in your Settings > Branding page.

Custom Attributes

Simply click on the "Create Custom Attribute" button at the bottom of the Attributes tab to create a custom attribute. create new attribute for credential design

Choose a custom attribute type from the list If it's a text, date, or number. When you type all the details and click the Add button, your custom attribute will be created and will be added to the Custom Attributes list. When you click on it, it will be added to your credential. Then you can change the color, size and location. The information of these custom attributes is automatically obtained from the attributes you matched while uploading your recipient list to the Recipients tab.

custom attributeTo remove any of the attributes from your credential design, simply click on the attributes above your credential and click the Trash icon in the upper right. Another method to delete an attribute is to find and delete it from the Layers tab on the left menu.

layers tab

Add Image

import image buttonTo add an image to your credential, simply click the "Import Image" button at the top of the credential designer.

Once you upload your file, you can adjust its size and location.

credential designer page

Now that you completed all the steps to creating a credential design, you're ready to complete other steps and send your credential.

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