Collage.com photo books are a fun way to commemorate any event. 


To start a book project, don't forget to first sign in so your project saves to your account as you design. 


You can make a new account anytime by clicking the button, clicking sign in, and filling out the form for a new account.


Once signed in, you can click "New Project" to start a new book or "Edit" on an existing book project to continue it. If you're starting a new project, you'll have to select the desired book, cover option, and size before you begin.



Now you're ready to start designing! 



Project Photos

When beginning a new photo book project, the upload box will pop up automatically, but you can also access the uploader at any time by clicking .


This will open the different ways to upload photos to our site or allow you to access older uploads.



Click "Upload Photos" to begin uploading. This will open the saved files on your computer and you can then select the photos that you want to upload.



Once your images are uploaded, you must select them so they have a blue checkmark , and then click the x in the upper-right hand corner to add them to the book design.


You can remove unwanted photos by clicking the photo on the project and clicking the trashcan icon. 

  • To learn more about our uploading options, please check here.


Once your images are uploaded, you can design your pages in two ways.



1) Autoplace

Autoplace will automatically place the photos onto your pages in multi-photo or single-photo layouts. New pages will automatically be generated depending on the number of photos if Single Photo Layouts is selected.


2) Manually Placing

Selecting Manually Place Photos instead of the autoplace options lets you design each page on your own. To do so, click into the page you want to design and select the photos you want on that page. 


To design a page

Whether you autoplace or manually place your photos, we offer different ways to make your book unique. 


To edit each page, click on the page to zoom in. 

This brings the page into full view to edit and you will find the design tools in the toolbar on the left-hand side of the project.



To learn more about our layout options, click here. To learn more about our text options, click here



You can switch between pages by clicking the arrow icons located in the bottom corners, below the page. To return to the overview, click the All Pages button found in the top left corner.




Moving and Deleting Pages/Images

Hovering over a page in the full book view brings up an (x) in the corner. Clicking that deletes the page. Clicking on the page and dragging allows for rearranging pages


Photo books have a minimum of 20 pages, and pages can only be deleted in pairs (front and back). If you delete a page with other pages behind it, the other pages will move forward. The book must end on an even-numbered page. 


To delete an image from the page, click into the page and then either drag the images off the page and back to the upload section to the left or click the image, then click the  icon that'll appear below the project.


A photo deleted from one page will then go to the Unused Photos section to add to other pages. Click the page you wish to add it to, then select it from the unused photos section. 


Ordering

If you'd like to order your finished book, add the item to your cart by clicking .

  • You can enter any gift or deal vouchers on the cart page and follow the prompts to submit your order.


For a more in-depth tutorial on redeeming deal codes, click here.


For a more in-depth tutorial of the checkout process, click here.


If you need assistance, please contact our Customer Satisfaction Team via chat, phone (1-888-797-1902), or email (support@collage.com).




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