I'm trying to figure out a way how to import my own vector SVG graphic to Canva.

I've tried numerous tutorials on creating SVG files from Adobe Illustrator, I've tried numerous Ai to SVG convertors, but when importing into Canva, I get the same old error .. sorry cannot ..

Is there a way to import SVG to Canva? Is it even possible?

Is there a set of particular settings for the SVG file?

  • Maybe this will help: support.canva.com/create-your-design/uploads/… – Joonas Jun 11 '19 at 11:57
  • Thanks Joonas, done all my settings as per the help doc, but still getting the same error. – Joe Bloggs Jun 11 '19 at 23:35
  • I would try to make a simple rectangle with a fill and see if that works. If it does, there's likely some issue you overlooked in your other svg files. If even that doesn't work, I'd contact an a support. – Joonas Jun 12 '19 at 5:49
  • Hey Joonas, good idea, but still getting the same result unfortunately. The error says: We were unable to upload your file as it's either not compatible with Canva or corrupted. I'm trying to use the same settings from this tut: thenewcode.com/823/SVG-Export-Settings-For-Adobe-Illustrator – Joe Bloggs Jun 12 '19 at 6:03
  • I have also tried 'Presentation Atributes' instead of 'Style Attributes' in the CSS properties settings. In fact I think I've probably tried it all. – Joe Bloggs Jun 12 '19 at 6:05

So I've run into the same problem. What you need to do, first of all is check this website out: https://support.canva.com/create-your-design/uploads/photo-file-requirements/#svg

Than when exporting from illustrator make sure you use the "save as" option not export. Because in export you will not find those options (at least I didn't).

When I saved it with "export" option, it didn't let me, only when I used "save as" and used the settings from the link.

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