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Custom logos for Picfair Plus Stores: Everything you need to know!

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20 May 2019

Posted by Philip Mowbray


If you’re a subscriber to Picfair Plus, you can upload your very own custom-made logo to your Store!

In this guide, we'll explain what a custom logo is, how to get a logo, and how to format your logo so it will look its best on your Picfair Store. And for the purpose of this guide, we've used visual references from Adobe Illustrator - one of the most popular image-editing programs for creating and editing logos. Each image editing program is different, but the majority will follow a similar procedure or have a very simple method for formatting image files.


What is a Custom Logo?


A custom logo is a logo that you want to appear on your Picfair Store. Logos uploaded to Picfair Plus Stores are displayed prominently in the centre of the Store Header throughout - it is one of the most popular features on Picfair Plus.

Why use a logo on your Picfair Store?


Using a custom logo gives visitors a visual symbol that is associated with your name, brand and business, and is a very powerful tool in helping visitors remember you. It also adds an additional professional touch to your Picfair Store.


Where do I start with getting a logo in the first place?


Your logo can be anything - from a simple text-based design right through to a stylised version of one of your images. There are many websites and resources online where you can create stylish logos in a few simple steps, with many of them allowing you to create logos for free. A couple of websites we recommend are  
‘Canva’ and ‘Hipster Logo Generator, but there are many more out there. You can also enlist the help of a designer to create your logo for you, or design a logo yourself with image editing software such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator - you’ll find many tutorials online that can help guide you through designing your own logo.



Some examples of custom logos currently being used on Picfair Plus Stores


Formatting your logo for your Picfair Store


In order to upload your logo to your Picfair Store, it needs to be formatted in a certain way to fit our upload requirements. This means that the logo file should be prepared in a way that will make it look it’s best and load quickly on the page.

Your logo cannot be larger than 3MB in file size, however, we recommend a logo no larger than 1MB, and it must be one of the file formats listed below. The vast majority of image editing software programs and online resources for creating logos will allow you to save your logo in any of these file formats:


PNG: A Portable Graphics Format is the most frequently used file for graphics on the internet and is a very popular choice for logos. They have the ability to display transparent backgrounds and are also uncompressed files, meaning no loss of quality.

SVG:
A Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file is a newer file format for two-dimensional web graphics, and is both ideally suited and highly recommended for web-based logos for the sharpest reproduction.

JPEG
: The most common image file format for digital cameras and one ideally suited for digital photography. Logos can be uploaded to Picfair in JPEG format but this option is not recommended - it will mean your logo will be uploaded as a compressed image file, rather than a file suited for a web graphic such as a PNG or SVG, and your logo may appear soft.



For best results:
we recommend you use an SVG file or a PNG file with a maximum width of 800px OR maximum 120px tall.

1.) To make sure your logo is the correct size and format, first of all open it in an image-editing program. We have opened our logo in Adobe Illustrator.

2.) Locate the option to check the resize the image on the program you are using, and resize the file (if required) to make sure it is no more than 800px in width OR 120px tall

3.) Once you have resized your logo, make sure it is ready to be uploaded by saving it as a PNG, SVG or JPG file. In this example we're saving the file as a PNG.


Uploading your logo to your Store


To upload your logo, you need to go to the ‘Header and Navigation’ section of the Store Settings dashboard. Here, you will see the option to upload your own logo when you switch the toggle button to green on the ‘Header Logo’ section of Store settings.

Once your logo has been successfully uploaded it will be displayed under 'Current File' and if you wish to change your logo in the future you can upload a different image by clicking the button 'Upload a Different Image'

If you need some inspiration for your logo design, look no further with our dedicated blog post: '5 great Stores using Picfair's Logo'!

Or, if you haven't thought about subscribing to Plus yet, why not take a look at everything Picfair Plus can offer your photography? Right
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