When a user finishes creating a design, they can click the Publish button to begin the proofing process. This helps the user understand how their design will be printed and, if necessary, correct the layout of their design.
During the proofing process, Canva guides users through the following steps:
The first step recommends that users stretch the content in their design to the edges of the canvas to avoid (unwanted) white edges.
The second step warns users that content near the edges of their design is at risk of being trimmed. Canva refers to this as the "danger zone" and highlights it in red.
The third step appears only if a low-resolution image is detected.
The step recommends that users use high-resolution images so that the images look clear when printed. Canva considers images with at least 120 DPI to be high-resolution images.
The fourth (and final) step encourages users to verify the content of the design, such as spelling, grammar, dates, and numbers.
For a live example of the proofing process, create and publish a design via the following URL: