How to Design A Certificate?

This guide shows you how to create designs and how to use the elements in the designer tool.


On our web application, click Credential Design from the left menu, and then click Create New Design to create your first design. You can switch between the Badges or Certificates tabs above and create whichever you would like to create.

create new certificate design

You can start by selecting from the certificate templates on the left menu.

upload custom certificate design pageOr if your institution uses a premade design or a template for certificates, it is also possible to upload that too. You can upload your custom design by clicking the Upload Design button on the left menu. Make sure that your design is A4-sized and is a SVG, PNG, JPG or JPEG formatted. You can customize these designs afterwards.

upload custom certificate design orientation

The upload Image button on the Image tab on the left lets you upload any JPG and PNG image for your design purposes, such as logos, icons, etc. Add Text button on the hand creates a text box that stays the same on every certificate.

upload custom image to certificate design

By selecting Attributes from the left menu, you can drag and drop various attributes to your design, such as Recipient Name and Credential ID. For the ones you want to remove, simply click on the attribute and then click the trash icon on the top menu (You should not manually delete an attribute by clicking backspace on your keyboard).

The font, size, and color of the text can also be arranged by the buttons on the top menu.

add attribute to your credential design

The QR Code feature allows you to add scannable QR codes for your digital certificates. Navigate to the QR Code tab to add a QR Code to your certificate. You can adjust the colors of your QR code as well by clicking the paintbrush button on top.

add qr code to your credential design

Once you create your design, you can click Save Design and proceed to send your certificate.

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