How to create a free blog cover or banner with Canva Online

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In addition, the situation is also presented, which the blogger wants to create and model all the components of his page.

In this sense Canva presents itself as it ideal tool for beginners and experts who have set themselves the task of giving life and shape to their own banner.

With Canva software, many designers have multiple tools for branding kit or landing page graphic design.

How is Canva used?

This is one of the first questions new users ask themselves when they start creating a free banner in Canva or any other product.



Well, although after knowing how it works it is very easy to use, it can be confusing at first.

To get started, you need to have an account on the platform, which happens by entering its official page and identifying the corresponding section on the left side.

In this way, there will be three options to continue the process, these are: " Sign up with Google «,» Sign up with Facebook " And " Sign up with your email «.

The user can choose the mode they want, and as a result a new window will be displayed with the steps to follow to obtain a profile.

Upon entering, a side panel will be placed on the left with accesses to the main options. For example, for create a new article or see what you have.

 

In addition, the types of images that can be generated will also be displayed on the central screen. It is best for the new beneficiary to do a little research to familiarize themselves.


Another thing to keep in mind is that when you start a new project, whatever it is, there will be another side panel with options for modification and creation which should still be investigated.


How do I create a free banner in Canva?

To start, press the button » Create a drawing »In the side menu of the page. It can also be done through the main section which will be displayed in the center of the window.

If the first option is chosen, a sliding menu will open with the diversity of options of the elements that can be created.

And in this same, there will be a search bar, it is better to write the word in it " Banner per blog »To choose the desired alternative.

In this way the platform will redirect the user to the element editing section that has been selected. In other words, a free banner has been created in Canva.

Recommendations for design and use

Shaping a blog cover will depend a lot on the theme it has. Furthermore, The publisher's creativity and competence will also play a role.

However, Canva offers its beneficiaries many free options that make the task easier, especially for new users. Leaving a fairly professional result.


For this, you have to use the left side panel, where you will find the different categories of units to add.

In this way, you can create the banner from scratch, or work from a " Model "Predetermined, add" Gallery «,» Elements "(These in the form of icons)," Text " and many others.

Finally, when you have the desired result, simply locate the button " Download »In the upper right corner to download the product.


It is worth noting that some items are exclusive to Premium accounts, however there are many others that can be used to create one Free banner for the Canva blog.

In reality the limit is in the inventiveness of the creator and the management of the tool could only further improve the result.

You can also use other pages like Slider Revolution, with this page you can create animated banners or PicMonkey.

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