How to Create a Custom Template in Notion

This is a busy world and people like to organize the things that they are doing. There several apps that cater to this and Notion is one of them. What makes Notion stand out from others is the scope of customization it has to offer. For instance, it has numerous templates to choose from. One can create a custom template on Notion easily. Apart from that it also has default templates that one can use.

In this guide, I have explained about creating your template for any activity you have. Even if you have one single activity that you tend to keep reusing every other week, then you can customize that as well. You can add an image, put an icon for it, and include details about your template content.


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Create a Custom Template in Notion

Here are the exact steps you need to follow.

  • First, start by importing a template of your choice from the available template gallery
  • On the left-hand panel click Templates
  • Next there will a lot of templates under various categories.
  • Let say I choose the Habit Tracker template under the Personal category.
    Create custom template
  • Then you have to create a new page on Notion. Click on New
    Click New
  • Add a cover image and icon for the template
    add cover image to custom template
  • To create¬† a custom template button you need to type in /template
  • The under the Configure Template button box, give it a suitable name.
  • Next, you need to remove the To-do button
  • Now, from the lefthand panel drag the newly created template to the template button
  • Click Close to finish

Deleting A Template Button

We saw how to create a custom template. Now, let’s see how to delete a template button.

  • On the left-hand panel, you should see the template name
  • Besides that, a 3-dot button will be there.
    delete a custom template
  • Click on it > click Delete

In case if you want to make edits, then move your cursor over the template name. You should see a gear icon which is Settings. You can then edit the button name or make any other changes.

So, that’s all about creating custom templates in notion. Do you use this app.? How is your experience with templates.? Share it in the comments section.

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