Using a grid is an effective way to start your design. Not only do grids help you cleanly divide your design into sections, but you can drag any photo into a grid and it will automatically crop to fit.
Here’s how to get started with grids:
Click the Elements tab
Click the Elements tab on the far left-hand side of the screen, then click the grids folder to display our inventory of different grids. We have lots of different options, from single image placeholders to grids that can hold many different images in a variety of layout combinations.
Select a grid
To add a grid to your design, simply click on the grid element. By default, the grid will be added so that it takes up the whole page, but you can always resize your grid so that it only covers a portion of the page.
Add a photo to the grid
Now that you have an empty grid, it’s time to start adding elements. To add a photo, either click the Elements tab and find a photo you like, or use one of your own under the Uploads tab. Then click and drag the photo into a grid space.
Adjust the photo
When you add a photo element to a grid, we’ll automatically crop it for you. But you can always adjust how a photo is cropped in a grid. To re-crop a photo, click the grid space you’d like to adjust to select it and open its edit menu, then press the crop button. Alternatively, just double-click the grid space.
Crop the photo
We’ll then show you the full photo, both the cropped and uncropped portion. Click and drag the resize anchors to scale the image, or click and drag the element itself to move it within the grid space. You can also drag the corner of your image to make it larger or smaller. Once the image is cropped, click the Check Mark button.
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To add a grid to your design, just follow these simple steps:
- Click on the Elements Tab located on the left part of the page.
- Open the 'Grids' folder, the 2nd folder on the top part.
- Click or drag the grid to your page once you've selected one.
- Add photos to your grid. You can add images from our library or you can also upload your own photos.
You can check out this article for more details.