How to add a simple background for the text element

Adding a background shape for text overlays improves readability. Here's a quick way to add a rectangle shape as a background for text.

Step 1:  Go to Elements in the left panel.

Step 2:  Choose a shape you like and click it to add it to your clip.

Step 3: Edit the shape by decreasing the opacity and resizing.

Step 4: Click the Send back button to place the shape behind your text.

We've written a blog post about the most popular and effective ways to highlight text on Typito.