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Folio Basics

For a quick tutorial through Xtensio's editor, the folio basics will give you an overview of how to create folios and use the different building blocks in the editor - modules, canvases, sections and the toolbar.
  • Working with modules

    Modules are where your content lives. With modules, you can add text, video, images, task lists, social media links, graphs, email forms and embed websites, presentations and more. Modules are easily customizable content blocks that can be resized and moved around to format your folio. You can update module color schemes and backgrounds to completely […]

  • Working with sections

    Sections are digital slides. In the editor, individual sections are horizontal slices of your folio that can be rearranged in any way you want. You can add content with interactive modules, resize and customize your slides however you need. To resize section, click the section divider and drag up or down, or double click the divider […]

  • Xtensio’s toolbar

    You can format text styling and colors with the toolbar. Just highlight your text and update styles as needed with the toolbar functions.  On the older version of the editor (dark blue toolbar), you can format text styles, insert images, videos, text links, CTA buttons, and tables. Embed link previews, undo, redo. Just place your […]

  • Change the folio main color

    You can update the main color for the entire folio in just a couple of clicks. This will update all header colors and any charts/graphs in the folio. And any new content added to the folio will be set in the folio’s main color. To do so: Click the “Project Main Color” (the paint can […]

  • Working with canvases

    In the older version of Xtensio’s editor (with a dark blue toolbar), canvases help you customize the layout of your folio and easily adapt your content to your needs. You can use the “blank canvas” to divide your folio into columns, arrange your modules to your liking. You can add a canvas in two ways: […]

  • Background image optimization

    Since your folios are responsive to mobile devices and different screen sizes, the images will float in the background and adjust in size. When adding a module, canvas, or section background, you’ll have the ability to select the portion of the image you want to show. Here are a couple of tricks to help you […]

  • How-to guides

    Along with each of our instructional templates and editable examples, we create how-to guides that provide step-by-step instructions for adding your own information to the templates. You can browse through all how-to guides here. Or you can find the template you’d like to use on our templates page and access the instructional guide from the template landing […]

  • Editable examples

    We’ve created a few examples for each of our templates to showcase Xtensio’s flexibility and inspire your own folio. You can check out our editable examples page to browse through them and get your ideas going. Or you can find the template you’d like to use on our templates page to see each of the editable […]


Xtensio is the easiest way for teams to create, share, and manage all of their business documents. You can create stunning pitches, sales sheets, reports, case studies, agendas, and more, with no design experience. You can add images, videos, tables, buttons, and other interactive modules to your folios. Drag and drop, resize, change backgrounds, colors. Share a link. Present a digital slideshow. Export a PDF/PNG.

An Xtensio folio is a live webpage, a full-screen digital slideshow presentation, and an exportable PDF/PNG document all-in-one. Your folios are responsive, collaborative, and completely customizable.

You can start from an instructional template, editable example, or a blank folio to build all your business documents and presentations with the ease of drag and drop. Add team members and guests to work together in real-time on the cloud. Changes instantly sync to the live version of the folio so both internal and external stakeholders are always up-to-date. Projects are the next generation of flexible documents and presentations.

You can create any sort of business content you need – one-pagers, fact sheets, pitches and proposals, press releases, employee handbooks, reports, strategy canvases, landing pages, and more. Check out our library of instructional templates and editable examples.

A folio is your personal copy made from a template. It’s a live page you can edit, collaborate on, and share. Instructional templates guide you in creating a variety of business content

Yes. All Xtensio plans include 128 bit SSL encryption and backups to ensure your data is secure. You can make shared folio links private and even password protect them for added security. Here’s more on the range of sharing options on Xtensio, from completely private to public.

What makes Xtensio so great is the variety of options you have to share your work. There are 9 ways to share your Xtensio documents (folios). Collaborate privately, share a link, embed on your website, send in an email, share on social, save a team template, publish templates and generate leads, present a full-screen slideshow, or download your folio as a PDF/PNG. Learn more.


Yes!  Our plans are meant to be collaborative. All plans include real-time collaboration. You can add unlimited team members on the free plan. To add guests and set access levels, upgrade to a premium plan for more control. You can check out features, pricing and details here on our pricing page.


Unlike other presentation or document creators, Xtensio works like a web builder so you can easily drag and drop interactive content, customize the layout, and change colors, fonts, backgrounds to get professional-looking business content out the door quickly, without needing a designer.

You can collaborate with team members and guests to work together in real-time on the cloud. And the flexibility to share folios as live web links, digital slideshow presentations, or exportable PDF/PNGs means you don’t have to jump between tools when creating different deliverables. Check out this page to see how Xtensio outpaces the competition.

Yes. You can upgrade, downgrade, switch between monthly or yearly options, or cancel at any time. To make changes, go to your billing settings.

If you cancel your plan, premium features will remain active until the end of your current billing period. When the subscription expires, your account will be removed from the system entirely.