Creating Templates
Create a template from a preset design
You can choose from our selection of preset designs to start creating your own Social Image templates. Use them to get inspiration or save time! To choose a preset design, click on the option Create T...
Create a template from a blank canvas
If you know exactly what you want your Social Images to look like, you can start creating your templates from scratch. To start your template with a blank canvas, first click on the option Create Temp...
Prepare elements to be dynamic
In your templates, you can define dynamic, and non-dynamic elements. The content of dynamic elements can be changed through the API or with our integrations. How to define dynamic elements in Placid P...
Prepare elements to be used in WordPress
You can define which elements of your templates can be used and filled automatically by the Placid WordPress plugin. If you use our preset designs, we already took care of these settings. If you creat...
Use layers in your template
The layer list in our editor shows you all elements your design consists of and their order. Edit Layers If you click on the Pencil-Icon to edit a layer, you will see two options: Naming a Layer The...
Text element setup
Add a Text Element Click on "Create new Text Element" to add a text element to your canvas. Edit a Text Element If you choose a text element in your layer list, two additional panels with s...
Shape element setup
Add a Rectangle Element Click on Create new Rectangle Element to add a shape element to your canvas. Edit a Rectangle Element If you choose a text element in your layer list, two additional panels wit...
Image element setup
Add an Image Element Click on Create new Picture Element to add an image element to your canvas. Edit an Image Element If you choose a picture element in your layer list, two additional panels with s...
Position elements in your template
First, click the Edit Template button when you're logged in on placid.app or in WordPress under Tools > Placid Social Images > Templates (plugin users) to open your template in the editor. Ways...
Editor function overview
You can edit our preset designs or create your own templates with our editor. Canvas Settings You should set up the canvas first for every template you create. Choose a size and give your template a m...
How to create a circle element?
To create a circle shape, please add a rectangle element to your canvas and adjust the border radius slider within the Rectangle Settings to the maximum value.