Add extra flair to your Docs with cover images!

Pick from a selection of images from the gallery, upload your own, add an image from a link, or use stock photos from Unsplash!

Note: Uploading a cover image from your device counts towards your storage limit on our Free Forever Plan.

Add cover images to Docs

There are two ways to add a cover image.

From a page

You can add a cover image from the page shortcut bar.

  1. At the top of any page, hover and click on Add Cover

  2. A gradient cover image from the gallery is added to your page

  3. The change cover window opens so you can update the cover image

Screenshot of the top of a page highlighting the Add Cover button

From the Page Details menu

You can add a cover image from the Page Details menu.

  1. Access the Page details menu

    • Open the settings sidebar

    • Or click on the Page details icon from the quick access sidebar

  2. Click the Cover image toggle

  3. A gradient cover image from the gallery is added to your page

  4. The change cover window opens so you can update the cover image

Screenshot of the Cover image toggle in the Page Details menu

Change a cover image

You can change cover images right from a page.

  1. Hover over your cover image and click on Change Cover

  2. Select a new image

    • Gallery: Pick from a selection of solid colors including custom colors, gradients, and stock photos

    • Upload: Browse and upload an image from your computer

    • Link: Own an image that's publicly available online? Copy and paste the link to use it as a cover image

    • Unsplash: Find and use an image from a vast library of free stock images

  3. Click on one to set your new cover image!

Screenshot of the change cover pop-up window highlighting the various sources to add images from.

Reposition a cover image

You can move a cover image in the frame to show the best part of a photo or image.

  1. Hover over your cover image and click Reposition

  2. Click and drag the image to reposition it in the cover image frame

  3. Click Save position to keep your changes, or Cancel to discard them

Screenshot of a Cover image being repositioned highlighting the save position button

Hide a cover image

You can hide a cover image. If you choose to re-add a cover image, we'll restore the last cover image you used!

  1. Access the Page details menu

    • Open the settings sidebar

    • Or click on the Page details icon from the quick access sidebar

  2. Set the Cover image toggle to off

  3. The cover image will be hidden

Remove a cover image

You can also remove a cover image completely. When re-adding a cover image after removing it, a new gradient image will be added.

  1. Hover over your cover image and click Reposition

  2. Click Remove

  3. Your cover image will be removed

Screenshot of the cover image editor highlighting the remove button


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