How to schedule posts in Canva (Pro)

Are you looking for a scheduling tool for social media? Use the one you already love: Canva Pro!


In just a few minutes you can schedule posts to numerous social channels, repurpose your high value, engaging content to multiple audiences and streamline your workflow.


If you prefer to watch video tutorials, click the button and learn how to schedule your daily content for Instagram, facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter – it works for Pinterest and Tumblr too - in under 10 minutes!


If, like me, you prefer to scan for the information you need, follow these straightforward instructions to scheduling your content.


1. Navigate to your Canva "Home" page.


Canva Home Page
Canva Home Page

2. At the left of your screen, find "All your designs"and click. This will take you into your library.



Canva All My Designs
Canva All My Designs


3. Click the design you want to schedule or click the purple button at the top right, "Create a design."



Canva Your design
Canva Your design


4. When you have edited and are happy with your design, click the button with three dots (...) This will open a window with lots of options. Navigate to and click "schedule" (the icon is a calendar.)



Canva Your design and options
Canva Your design and options


5. A calendar will appear. Select the date and the time you'd like to schedule your post. Click "Next" to confirm.


Canva schedule/ calendar
Canva schedule/ calendar

6. Select the social media channel you'd like to post to. Then add the text content for your post (including any links.) Click "Schedule post" and you're done! You're first post has been scheduled!



Canva Your design social channel and written content
Canva Your design social channel and written content

7. A new window will appear when you've finished with the option to "Make a copy" or head to the "Content Planner." If I'm re-purposing the content across more than one social media challenge, I always click "Make a copy" which takes me straight back into the "Your design" page.



Canva Your design is scheduled
Canva Your design is scheduled

8. To view "Content Planner," return to either "Home" or "Your designs." On the left hand side you'll see a link to it. From this page you can edit any of your posts and/ or change the date and time they're scheduled for.



Canva Content Planner
Canva Content Planner

Did you try it as you read through this post? Did it work for you? I'd love to see your scheduled Canva posts - share them with me on social media!







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