How To Canva

Canva, a user-friendly graphic design tool, is a go-to platform for both rookies and professionals alike. Its drag-and-drop feature adds a fun element to the whole design process. If you are new to Canva, worry not! This blog post will walk you through the basics of Canva, from setting up an account to creating stunning designs.

Step 1: Setting Up An Account

First things first, you need to have an account. Visit and sign up. You can sign up using your Google, Facebook, or Apple account, or simply with your email id. Once signed up, you can access Canva’s vast library of templates, fonts, stock images, and more.

Step 2: Selecting A Design Template

Canva offers a variety of pre-designed templates. Whether you’re creating social media posts, posters, logos, or presentations, Canva has got you covered. You can choose a template from the homepage or search for a specific one using the search bar at the top.

Step 3: Customizing Your Design

Once you’ve chosen a template, it’s time to make it your own. You can customize almost everything in your design. Click on an element to edit it. You can change the text, font, color, size, and more. You can also add new elements to your design from Canva’s library.

Step 4: Adding Elements

Add more life to your designs by incorporating elements. Elements can be shapes, lines, photos, grids, or even videos. To add an element:

1. Click on the 'Elements' tab on the left side of the screen.
2. Choose an element from the menu.
3. Drag and drop the element onto your design.

Step 5: Downloading Your Design

Once you’re satisfied with your design, it’s time to download it. Click on the ‘Download’ button at the top-right corner of the screen, select your preferred format, and click ‘Download’ again. Your design will be saved to your device.


Creating professional designs has never been easier, thanks to Canva. With its vast library of resources and user-friendly interface, anyone can become a designer. Sign up today and start creating!