20 Canva Tips and Tricks for Beginners | Canva Tutorial

November 4, 2021


Canva Design Tutorial

you’ll learn 20 of my favorite tips and tricks that you wish you knew earlier to help you design and work more seamlessly on Canva. You’ll learn some handy keyboard shortcuts and little hacks to help you get further with Canva.


  • Tip 1: How to select difficult layers
  • Tip 2: Design a beautiful ebook cover or product mockup
  • Tip 3: How to add a drop shadow text effect on Canva
  • Tip 4: Moving elements with arrow keys
  • Tip 5: How to add a gradient background on Canva
  • Tip 6: The fastest and easiest way to add text
  • Tip 7: How to save your favorite colors into your Brand Kit
  • Tip 8: How to upload images on Canva faster
  • Tip 9: How to duplicate text and elements
  • Tip 10: How to zoom in/out faster (keyboard shortcuts)
  • Tip 11: How to group text and elements
  • Tip 12: How to crop images on Canva
  • Tip 13: Filtering by Free/Pro elements or photos
  • Tip 14: How to filter elements or photos by color
  • Tip 15: How to hyperlink text for PDFs
  • Tip 16: How to use Canva Templates to save time and get more done Tip 17: How to perfectly align text and elements with guides, rulers, and positioning
  • Tip 18: How to remove backgrounds from photos with one click
  • Tip 19: How to create a trendy highlight/stroke effect for YouTube thumbnails
  • Tip 20: How to use Canva Frames