The builder is designed to be straightforward and simple, and while it's grown to include some interesting and useful features its basic interface has remained largely unchanged (in a good way! :) Here's how it breaks down:


The most prominent aspect of the interface is the Canvas, and it's where you'll not only see a (mostly live) preview of the site you're building, but also what you'll use to move and arrange your elements as well as access two base elements found on every Carrd site:

Properties Panel

Clicking an element will bring up a Properties Panel with a number of tabs to manipulate and change its various properties and settings. The exact set of tabs will vary depending on the type of element you're dealing with, but most will generally have at least the following:


And finally, the Menu is what you'll use to actually perform actions on the site you're building. Here's an overview of what everything does: