How to Create a Signpost Online

Written by david kiarie
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How to Create a Signpost Online
Create signposts online using signpost-generation websites. (Lew Robertson/Brand X Pictures/Getty Images)

You can create signposts -- from parking signs and street signs to hazard signs -- through signpost-generation websites. These sites provide Web-based sign-building tools that facilitate creation of signposts online without requiring you to download any software to your PC. These Web-based tools are designed to make the creation of signposts easy. They offer a wide variety of options, including the ability to create, print out and send custom signposts as ecards.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • Web-based sign-building tool
  • Colour printer

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  1. 1

    Visit sign-building websites, such as Street Sign Generator, My Parking Sign or St. Claire Inc. Sign Builder (see "References" below).

  2. 2

    Open an account with a signpost-building website. Enter a user name and password in the registration area. Click "Log in" to activate your account.

  3. 3

    Choose an appropriate template, depending on the type of signpost that you want to create.

  4. 4

    Provide a sign header and a sign message in the text boxes provided. If you are creating a street sign, enter the street name or street suffix.

  5. 5

    Click the "Build sign" or "Generate sign" button, depending on the web tool that you are using to create your signpost online.

  6. 6

    Save the signpost to your PC. Right-click on the signpost image and select "Save picture as." Enter a name and the location to which you would like to save the file in the dialogue box that opens.

  7. 7

    Print your signpost using a colour printer. Right-click on the image and select "Print."

Tips and warnings

  • You may need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your PC when creating online signposts. Web-based signpost-building applications may generate PDF files to protect the signposts from losing their layout or formatting during printing or uploading.

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