How to Add GIFs to Your Online Publication?
Although GIFs are usually seen as pure entertainment, they can also be used for marketing purposes. They are easy to understand and often communicate more clearly than a static image or a video. Moreover, it’s easier to watch them since they automatically play in a loop on the specific page of your flipbook and can quickly grab your readers’ attention to the desired element.
With Publuu you can easily add GIFs to your flipbooks with a maximum size of 5 MB. Adding them is as simple as uploading an image or a video. If you wonder how to add GIFs and enhance your publication, read the following guide.
Start with logging in to your Publuu account and finding the flipbook which you want to add a GIF to.
Found it? Excellent! Now there are only a few simple steps left.
Select CUSTOMIZE in the panel below, and the editor mode will appear on the screen.
Find the ADD HOTSPOT button on the left-hand corner and click it.
Optionally, you can click the three dots on the right side of the panel to move directly to ADD HOTSPOT function.
Now choose the page where you want to place your GIF to. To do so, use the navigation panel on the left, scroll until you find the desired page, and then select it.
As soon as you can see the selected page on the screen, click the GIF button available in the top menu.
Now press the “+” button in the pop-up to upload a GIF from your computer.
When you’re done, click the SAVE button below.
And that’s it! Your GIF is now embedded in your flipbook. You can change its position anytime – to do so, select it and hold the mouse button to move it around with ease. If you wish to resize your animated GIF, just drag one of its edges.
As you can see, your GIF plays automatically and grabs the reader’s attention straight away!
When you finish working on your GIF and want to check how it looks like on your flipbook’s page, click the PREVIEW button in the right-hand corner.
If you are done with editing and you want to confirm all the changes, click SAVE. Great! You can now enjoy your flipbook enriched with an eye-catching GIF!
How to replace or remove a GIF?
To replace a GIF, either double-click it to launch the pop-up again or use the YOUR GIF PHOTO button on the right, to upload another animated GIF from your computer.
If you don’t need your GIF anymore, you can remove it with just a few clicks. Select the GIF you would like to remove and then click the REMOVE icon in the right-hand panel. That’s it! Your GIF is no longer embedded in your publication.
Publuu allows you to add many types of multimedia to your flipbook, making it more interesting and engaging. To find out how to enrich your flipbook with various interactive elements, check out these articles: