How to Design A Credential?

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

To begin designing your credential, access the Credential Design option in the left menu of our web application. From there, select Create New Design to get started with your first design. Feel free to switch between the Badges or Certificates tabs above to work on the type of design you prefer.

create new certificate design

Begin by choosing from the available certificate templates in the left menu.

upload custom certificate design pageIf your institution utilizes a pre-made design or template for certificates, you also have the option to upload it. Simply click on the Upload Design button in the left menu. Ensure that your design is A4-sized and in SVG, PNG, JPG, or JPEG format. You can then proceed to customize these designs as needed.

upload custom certificate design orientation

Use the Upload Image button on the Image tab to upload any JPG and PNG image for design purposes, like logos or icons. The Add Text button creates a text box that remains consistent on every certificate.

upload custom image to certificate design

To customize your design, access the Attributes option in the left menu and easily add various attributes like Recipient Name and Credential ID by dragging and dropping them. To remove any attribute, simply click on it and then use the Trash icon on the top menu (Avoid manually deleting an attribute by pressing backspace on your keyboard).

Adjust the font, size, and color of the text using the options provided in the top menu.

add attribute to your credential design

Utilize the QR Code feature to include scannable QR codes on your digital certificates. Access the QR Code tab to incorporate a QR Code onto your certificate, and adjust its colors by selecting the paintbrush icon at the 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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