From zero to generating your first Document
Once you’ve filled in your credentials, we will send you an activation email. Click the link in the email to activate your account. You will not be able to sign in until your account is confirmed.
Give a name to your template, select the Code edition mode and select the Base Template named Blank.
It will open the Template Editor, where PDFMonkey's magic happens.
In the HTML tab, insert the following code:
In the CSS tab, insert the following code:
And finally in the Test data tab, insert this:
"name": "Peter Parker"
You can now click on the Save button, and you should see the preview panel on the right update to reflect your changes.
The last step is to make your Template available for generation. To do so, click on the Publish button.
Once there, click on the Create my first Document button. In the next page, select you template from the dropdown list presented to you and click on Create a draft.
It will open the Document Editor, letting you specify data and meta-data for your Document.
By default you will be shown an editable copy of the test data you've added to your Template. Let's update it to the following:
Click on the Save button. The preview will refresh, showing you an up-to-date version of the PDF.
Finally click on Generate.
That's it! You generated you very first Document with PDFMonkey! 🎉