To learn more about adding certificates to courses, see Credits and Certificates.
From the homepage, click the Admin tab, then click Templates as shown below.
Adding a Certificate Template
To add a certificate template, under Certificate Template Settings, Click Add Certificate Template.
Naming the Certificate
To name the certificate, highlight the default template name and replace with a name that you will be able to reference later.
The certificate name is for internal reference only and cannot be seen by participants.
Importing the Background Image
Certificate builder supports JPG, PNG, and GIF images. To import a background image for your certificate, click the Background Image button and browse for your background image. You can select the layout of your image using the landscape and portrait radio buttons.
Inserting Custom Fields
Custom fields can be selected from the fields column. Some of the fields are automatically populated. The fields used as registration questions are included in this list as well.
To drag and reposition the field, simply grab the handle above the text box.You can use the WYSIWYG above the certificate to adjust and edit the typeface.
The full list of custom fields includes:
Written Out Issued Date The issue date of the certificate in writing.
Numerical Issued Date The issue date of the certificate in numbers.
Credit Values The total credit value the certificate is worth.
Items Completed The total number of course items completed.
Course Name The name of the course you earned the certificate in.
Full User Name The full name of the participant as entered during registration.
To remove a custom field, simply uncheck the selected check box.
Adding New Text Fields
To add a new field, click on the + symbol or the Add New Field button. A new field will appear on the certificate. You can change the name of the field by clicking inside the box. To remove a newly added custom field from the certificate, you can uncheck the check box next to the field. To delete the field entirely, click the red X symbol to the right of the field.
Click Add New Image to insert a relevant image for your certificate. An image box will appear on the certificate.
Just above the image box you can see a Load Image button. Click the load image button to browse for an image. You can also move the image by dragging the handle above the image.
You can also see the newly added image on the left panel. To remove an image, you can uncheck the check box next to the field. To delete the image entirely, click the red X symbol to the right of the field.
Saving Certificate Template
When you have finished creating the certificate, click the Save Certificate Button under the field list.
Previewing and Editing Certificate Template
To preview a certificate template, click the Preview button next to the created certificate template. To edit the template design, click the Edit Design button. Attributes can be edited by clicking the Edit Attributes button.
Deleting a Certificate
You can delete a certificate template by clicking the Delete button next to the template.