Trim guidelines for Bookify

Worried about any of your content being trimmed off the edge of the cover or pages when it's printed? Check the box marked SHOW SAFE ZONES to show the pink safe zones while editing your book in Bookify.

The pink shaded area
To be absolutely certain your important content won't be trimmed off or wrapped around the cover edge, keep it out of the pink shaded area entirely. 

Full bleed layouts
Want your image to print all the way to the edge of the trimmed page (a "bleed" in print speak)? Then place your image all the way to the outside edge of the pink shaded area. Also review our tips for full-bleed images

Gutters and two-page spreads
If you're designing a layout that crosses two pages, be careful of what you place in the very center—the gutter between the two pages. Content in this gutter area may be trimmed off as part of the binding and trimming process for all products except our Layflat books. If you're designing a Layflat book the gutter content won't be trimmed off because spreads are printed on one continuous sheet of paper with a vertical crease down the middle of the spread.

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