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An Introduction to Components

When you access the image or video editor, you can see the available component options to the right of the canvas. 


Both Image templates and video templates have certain available components. These have been summarised below.

You can find detailed articles describing each component and how to add them in the subsequent sections of the knowledge base

Components available for Image/ Gif templates

As can be seen within the Image editor, there are 2 components available to add to any image/ gif experience on Nexweave:

  1. Text: Clicking on the text tile, will add a textbox to the image canvas. You can edit this text box from its properties that appear on the right.

  2. Image: Clicking on the Image tile, will add a blank Image to your canvas. Under properties, you can select the image you want to add here. 

  3. Barcode: Clicking on the barcode tile will allow you to add and configure a barcode within your Image template

  4. QR Code: Clicking on the QRcode component will add a QR code within your image template. You can configure this from its properties that appear to the right of the canvas.

  5. Logo: Clicking on this component will add a business logo to your image/GIF template. You can simply enter the website URL for the company you'd like to add the logo of.

  6. Shape: You can click on the shape component to add a shape to your image/GIF. Under properties, you can configure the kind of shape and it's appearance


Components available for Video Templates

As can be seen in the video editor, the components tab is further divided into 3 sections:




1. Basic Components: These are the 4 main types of elements that can be added as layers to your video. These include:

  • Text:  Clicking on the text tile, will add a textbox to the video canvas. You can edit this text box from its properties that appear on the right.

  • Image:  Clicking on the Image tile, will add a blank Image to your canvas. Under properties, you can select the image you want to add here.

  • Lottie: Clicking on this tile will add a default .json file to your canvas. Under Properties, you can upload your desired lottie animation from within your files.

  • Button: Clicking on this tile will add a sample button to your canvas. Under properties, you can adjust the content, look, feel and interaction for the button  




Each of these components and how to add them have been detailed in the linked articles

2. Advanced Components:  The following advanced components are available to add as layers to your video templates

  • Tooltip Widget: The tooltip widget adds a pulse/hotspot to your video. When a viewer hovers over this pulse, a tooltip appears that can be customized to contain additional information and even buttons

  • Form Widget: The form widget enables you to add a form overlay to your video. Through this you can collect your audience’s name, phone number and email address.

  • Logo Widget: Add a business logo to your videos with ease! You can also personalize these business logo. 

3. Saved Components: Nexweave allows you to save any created components so that they can be used in the future easily.
All your saved components can be accessed from within this tab.



You can learn how to manage and save your components here

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Nexweave Knowledge Base | 2021