A 120 gsm front cover can be added to stapled documents.

To configure your cover, click '4. Cover' and the blue 'Configure cover' button during the configure & preview stage.

You will then be presented with a range of cover options:

If 'cover design is included' is selected for your front cover:

  • Configure your front cover - you can opt to 'move' or 'copy' page 1 (move is recommended in most instances)
  • Click 'Next', proceed to the 'Cover design tool' tab and click 'Save & continue'
  • Configure your cover options and click 'Next'
  • View your 'Cover preview' and click the 'Confirm' button to return to your full document preview
  • Proceed to checkout using the 'go to basket' button

If 'upload a cover design' is selected for your front cover:

If you have already created your cover artwork as a separate file, it is possible to upload it.

It must be a 1 page PDF only.

  • Ensure your cover artwork adheres to the specified dimensions
  • Click the 'Upload front cover' button and 'Next' when complete
  • Configure your cover options
  • Review your cover preview
  • Click the 'Confirm' button to return to your full document preview and proceed to checkout using the 'go to basket' button.

If 'design a cover' is selected for your front cover:

  • Use the Cover Design Tool to design your covers. It is possible to add background colour, images, shapes and text etc.
  • Click 'save & continue' and proceed to select your cover options
  • Click 'next' and review your 'Cover preview'
  • Click the 'Confirm' button to return to your full document preview and proceed to checkout using the 'go to basket' button

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