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Setting/Changing the background for an Image Template

The background serves as the base Image in an Image Template. All personalized text and image elements that are added in the editor are then added as layers to this base


  • If you’re creating a new Image template, by clicking on Create a New Template, the Image editor is launched and a pop-up appears that prompts you to set the background for the template.

  • Alternatively, if you are editing/cloning an existing template, within the image editor, you can click on Background image to change the image in use. The same pop-up for the image background appears.



The background image can be configured in any of the following ways:

  1. In the pop-up that appears, click on Media Gallery to view all recently uploaded images.

Select your desired background image and click on Done to confirm.


  1. Alternatively, If you choose to have a solid color as a background instead of an image, You can configure your desired Canvas size, and click on the Color block to select the background color of your choice.
    Then, click on Setup Canvas for Image Personalization to confirm
    The selected canvas background color, in the configured dimension ratio will appear within the Media Library.

    Once again, click on Done to confirm the selection!


  1. Lastly, you can click on Upload a Background Image, and select your desired image from within your personal files.
    You will then have the option to Crop & position your background Image, should you wish to.
    Once you confirm your image, you will be directed to the Media Library with your uploaded image selected.

    Click on Done to confirm the selection, and your selected Image will appear as your image template background.



Don’t forget to click on Save Template to save any changes!

If you’re keen to learn how you can add component layers to this, you can refer to the Create your own Image Template article.

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Nexweave Knowledge Base | 2021