: Make a copy of this template
Once you’ve made a copy, take a quick peek at the
card so you know what it looks like, then clear the sample data in the card by clicking this button →
Select the doc title in the top-left corner of this page to rename it to something like ‘Congrats, Lee’ or ‘Congrats from all of us’.
This is where you, your friends, and your family will ‘sign’ the card and add personal messages. Start by adding the grad’s name in the page title.
This is the actual card you’ll be sending to the grad, so personalize it by replacing or adding any text you want.
Add a personal message
To do this, click the
Add my message
button below, then add your name or nickname into the
field, type a brief message, then upload a photo, image, or animated
It’s a good idea to add your message to this card first, so people see at least one example.
You can click the plus sign (+) to add the JPG, PNG, or GIF file to the doc, or drag & drop it into the ‘Picture’ column. If the image doesn’t upload properly or takes too long, check that the file isn’t too large—preferably around 500 KB.
Remember to let the grad know who this message is from, or click the 'X' to delete any extra entries
To preview the card, click here →
to view your message.
: Tidy things up a bit before inviting others to sign
Go to the left-hand, side menu to delete all the setup pages so
pages show up.
Hover your cursor over the right of the intro page title (’
Group greeting cards—a simple way to celebrate your favorite grad
Select the ‘more’ icon (3 dots), then select
from the menu options.
Click the ‘
’ button to remove this page and the intro page from the list.
: Invite others to 'sign’ the card!
To invite family and friends to this card, click ‘
at the top of the page, the select the
tab to the right of the
Discoverable by anyone
’ to ‘
This way it won’t publish to the Coda Gallery for the public to see, and only those you’ve shared the link with can sign the card. If this is your first time using Coda, you’ll be asked to create a Coda profile name. It can be whatever you want (i.e. screen name, business name, etc).
This way people’s messages/photos will be saved. ‘Play’ mode doesn’t save any messages, so this one’s super important.
: It’s nice to add a personal note when sharing this card with friends and family—letting them know who’s graduating, which day you need them to sign it by, and how awesome it’d be if they could take a minute or two to help out!
After all the messages are collected
Once you’re ready to share the card, you’ll need remove the page where they add messages, so the recipient only sees the card page.
Don’t worry, we’ve included these final steps on the
page for you, so you’ll have them when you delete this page.