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Add background color, image or video

Adding backgrounds

With Maker, you can add a background color, image or video to your story or grid, as well as change the background color of textboxes using the contextual panel on the right.

To upload an image, video or color to the background of your story, simply click inside the editor and select the background option on the right side panel.

In the dropdown menu, select color, image or video.

Add a background color

Enter the color code, use the spectrum to manually select a color code. You can also adjust the transparency of the color selected.


Add a background image

Select 'Image' from the dropdown menu and upload an image for the background of your story.

Add a background video

Select 'Video' from the dropdown menu and enter the video link for the background of your story.

NoteYou can upload an mp4, youtube or Vimeo link as a background video. The advantage of using background videos (instead of uploading a video directly into the editor), is that it will scale proportionally inside a fixed area. So if you want your video to be a fixed size, using background videos is the way to go.

Changing the grid background

Follow the same workflow to change the background of your grids. Simply select a grid and go the the background dropdown menu on the contextual panel.

Changing the textbox background

Follow the same workflow to change the background of your textbox. Select the textbox and go the the background dropdown menu on the contextual panel. Here, you'll have the option to add a background image or background color.

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