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This tutorial will show you how to add various forms of content into your Page in Adobe CC Express.

You can add as much content into your page as you see fit. Express will always present you with a “+” button for the areas where you can add this content.

Once you click on the +, it will give you options to add photos, text, buttons, video, photo grids, glideshows, and split layouts. This tutorial will cover photos, text, photo grids, and split layouts. Please see our specific tutorials for using the Glideshow featureadding videos, and adding buttons.

To start, click on the + icon wherever you would like to add content.

Add content options


  1. Click the plus icon, then click Photo.

This will pull out a menu on the right-hand side of your screen. There are a few different options for adding photos into your page.


Options for adding photos

You can connect accounts to Express, like Google Drive. You can also upload your own photos if you have them.

The other, very useful option, is to use the Find Free Photos feature in this window. You can search keywords, and Express will show you results of those pictures. What’s nice about this is that all of these pictures are free to use on your page, and Express will give proper credit to these pictures automatically!

Keyword search for photos
  1. Add a photo into your page using one of the options.

Once applied, it will also give you adjustment options for how you would like it to appear. You can select back and forth to find the option that works best for your content.

photo adjustment options
You can also add a caption for the photo if you’d like, when it is Inline.

  1. Click on Add Caption and enter your desired caption text.

There is also a small “i” icon in the bottom right corner of the photo. Click here to learn more about the photo. This is the information for that specific picture, and is what Express will give credit to when your page is published.

info icon

Photo Grid

The photo grid option will work much the same way, except you can add multiple photos to create a collage. The same menu will appear on the right-hand side of the screen, and you can add multiple photos the same way you did above. Once added, the photo grid will look like this:

Photo grid


Selecting the Text option when you are adding content will allow you to type whatever you’d like into your page. It will also give you plenty of options for the text, such as bold, italics, and justification.

Adding text
The text will automatically format to fit whatever theme you have applied to your page. You can always edit this text, or add more later if you need.

Split Layout

The split layout option will allow you to place two pieces of content side-by-side. This can be pictures, text, buttons, or even video.

  1. Select the split layout. 

You will get a screen that looks like this:

Blank split layout screen
  1. Click on add your image to add an image to this layout.

You can always reverse which side the image falls on later if you’d like. Add an image using the same menu options as above.

  1. Click on the + icon on the opposite side to add in additional content.

This will give the options for photo, text, button, and video.

Add additional content options
  1. You can keep adding pieces if you’d like by clicking on the additional “+” buttons.

But you should have your split layout on your page now!

Split layout with content