Make a YouTube template useful for those who want to customize their channel. An interesting tool to create a banner Canva, an online and free editor. The tool has a multitude of ready-made templates in its gallery that can be used as inspiration. The template images have ideal dimensions for the video site, preventing the photo from being cut off or with borders. Once edited, the file can be downloaded to your computer and then uploaded to your channel.
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Learn in the following tutorial, how to make a banner for your YouTube channel using Canva on the PC. Remember that the application runs directly in the browser and there is no need to download or install anything on the computer.
Learn how to create a banner for YouTube with Canva Photo: Helito Beggiora / TechTudo
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Step 1. Access the Canva website and register for free. For this, you can use the data from your Google account, Facebook or an email address;
Create a free Canva account Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 2. On the main Canva page, select "Create new design", search for "YouTube" and click on "YouTube channel art";
Search for models for YouTube Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 3. In the left side column, select the desired model and click on it to edit it;
Select the desired template Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 4. The chosen model will be opened in the editor. Click on a text to change the content. Formatting options are located on the panel just above;
Editing template text Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 5. You can change the color of the figures, background, margins and other elements. To do this, just click on the desired item and choose the color in the upper left corner;
Changing model colors Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 6. If you want, you can move the objects by dragging with the mouse. The buttons that appear in the corners of the rectangle serve to increase or decrease the size and rotate;
Adjusting the size and inclination of objects Photo: Reproduction / Helito Beggiora
Step 7. After making the desired edits, click Download in the upper right corner of the screen. Finally, select the file format and click "Download" again;
Downloading edited image Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
Step 8. Now, access your channel and click on "Customize the channel". Finally, go to "Add channel art" and upload the image. For more details, see how to put a cover image on a YouTube channel.
Changing YouTube channel banner Photo: Reproduo / Helito Beggiora
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